Prison Reform

Trump Strongly Opposed to FIRST STEP

President won’t back bill that gives leniency to drug dealers

President Donald Trump is opposed to a major criminal justice reform in its current form, in large part due to an exception it carves out that may release convicted drug traffickers early, sources told the Washington Free Beacon on Friday.

Trump Backs Out on FIRST STEP

Source: Administration to defer bill until after election

Donald Trump Jeff SessionsThe Trump administration plans to pause its support for a major criminal justice reform bill until at least after the November election, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.