Kim Kardashian Meets With President Donald Trump On Prison Reform

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The hip-hop wife pulled through Wednesday (September 5) to meet President Donald Trump to discuss prison reform.

The reality star says Chris Young was given an "unfair" punishment and that "the laws really have to change".

"The discussion is mainly focused on ways to improve that process to ensure deserving cases receive a fair review", Hogan Gidley, the White House deputy press secretary said in a statement.

Now back at the White House for a second visit, Kardashian West is spearheading efforts to seek clemency for another nonviolent drug offender, Chris Young. One week later Trump granted the 63-year-old clemency, freeing her from prison after a more than a two-decade stint on drug charges.

The mother of three retweeted Buried Alive Project's story about Young to her 58 million followers Tuesday, a move Kardashian made when she began her involvement with Alice Johnson in 2017.

Sharp is among those attending the White House meeting Wednesday.

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During an appearance on Jason Flom's "Wrongful Conviction" podcast, which is set to air Wednesday, Kardashian, 37, said she's been talking to Chris Young, who is now serving a life sentence without parole, Page Six reported. But she will be meeting with Kushner, Johnson and Young's attorney Brittany Barnett, CNN political commentator and criminal justice reform advocate Van Jones, the Federalist Society's Leonard Leo, and Shon Hopwood, a former prisoner turned Georgetown Law professor.

According to the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, Chris was imprisoned for possession of marijuana and less than half a gram of cocaine.

"It's so unfair. He's 30 years old".

Kim was on the "Wrongful Conviction" podcast with Jason Flom and talked about the Young case. saying she had a phone call with Young and promised to work for his freedom. Kim also says she's in regular touch with Jared Kushner, who she says is "passionate" about prison reform ... especially in drug cases where the sentences are draconian.

Months after playing a role in the presidential pardon of Alice Marie Johnson, Kim Kardashian continues to fight for prison reform.

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