Pictured (L-R) are President Donald Trump in Moon Township, Pa., March 10, 2018 and Kim Kardashian West in New York City, May 15, 2017. The reality television star came to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Wednesday for the second time for a meeting with administration officials on prison reform.
"The discussion is mainly focused on ways to improve that process to ensure deserving cases receive a fair review", according to Hogan Gidley, White House deputy press secretary. Kardashian claims that Kushner is "passionate" about prison reform, and he appears to be her go-to White House link.
Kardashian West met with President Trump in May and urged him to commute the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense. It's so unfair", Kardashian said, adding: "He's 30 years old. Kardashian West had learned of Johnson's case from a Mic interview.
That's according to a White House official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the matter on the record. Young was sentenced to life in prison for marijuana and cocaine possession after being arrested in 2010.
"It's so unfair. He's 30 years old".
She Didn't Think That She'd Get as Far as She Did With Alice's Case: "I truthfully did not think I was gonna get that far", Kim admitted, talking about how she discovered Alice's case on social media and how she wanted to try to help her.
Young, who was 26 at the time, received a life sentence in August 2014 from then-U.S. District Judge Kevin Sharp, who has since left the bench and has very publicly opposed the mandatory minimum sentencing he had to hand down.
Kim also revealed that she is now in regular contact with President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner as he too is "passionate" about changing the USA sentencing laws.
TMZ reported Wednesday morning that Kardashian West had entered the White House to meet with Trump and lobby him to help free Chris Young. "And if you're near that you can get in trouble so easily, '" she said.