Kim went to the White House to speak to President Trump about commuting the sentence of 63-year-old Alice Marie Johnson, who was convicted on federal drug and money-laundering charges in 1996 and sentenced to life in prison. But Kim said her involvement didn’t start with the president: “I reached out to Ivanka and I said … ‘I know that you have compassion for women like this.’ And I explained to her her story, and she immediately got it.”
So grateful to @realDonaldTrump, Jared Kushner & to everyone who has showed compassion & contributed countless hours to this important moment for Ms. Alice Marie Johnson. Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance.
While some people think that Trump is just using Kim as a political pawn or that she is giving the president legitimacy, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is just glad Alice Marie Johnson is now a free woman. “I don’t think I would be used,” Kim said. “At the end of the day, he heard me out. We got the job done…