Obama Is Reportedly Considering A Commutation Of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Obama Is Reportedly Considering A Commutation Of Chelsea Manning's Sentence Following a long legal battle and several petitions to free Chelsea Manning, sources are now saying she is apparently on President Obama’s “shortlist” for commutation. According to NBC, a source at the Justice Department that the former Army

Papermag

Obama Considers Clemency for Chelsea Manning

With few days remaining on the job, President Barack Obama has reportedly shortlisted former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning for a commutation, NBC News reports. In audio released by NBC for the first time, Manning is heard apologizing …

The Daily Dot

As Obama reportedly considers commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence, Edward Snowden comes to her defense

According to NBC News, a Justice Department source has revealed that Chelsea Manning is on President Obama’s shortlist for a possible commutation before he leaves office. A decision on the matter could come as early as Wednesday. RELATED: On …

Rare.us

Army Leaker Chelsea Manning on Obama’s ‘Short List’ for Commutation

President Obama has put Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material, on his short list for a possible commutation, a Justice Department source told NBC News. A decision could come as …

NBCNews.com

Chelsea Manning on Obama’s ‘shortlist’ for commutation: report

Army document leaker Chelsea Manning is on President Obama’s shortlist for a possible sentence commutation, NBC News reported Wednesday. The decision could reportedly come as soon as Wednesday, the network reported, citing a Justice Department …

The Hill (blog)

Snowden Pleads With Obama to Grant Chelsea Manning Clemency: ‘You Alone Can Save Her Life’

Incarceration has been fraught for Chelsea Manning. Though she has now ended her hunger strike, she has gone long periods of time without contacting anyone on the outside and even allegedly tried to kill herself. Fellow whistleblower Edward Snowden …

Mediaite

President Obama is considering commuting the sentence of leaker Chelsea Manning

President Barack Obama has put former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on his short list for a possible commutation, with an announcement expected to arrive possibly as soon as Wednesday. Although currently serving a 35-year sentence for …

Salon

Chelsea Manning is on Obama’s short list for his final acts of clemency

There is a glimmer of hope for Chelsea Manning. The imprisoned government whistleblower is on President Obama’s short list for a potential sentence commutation, NBC reported Wednesday, citing a Justice Department source. “I’m staying optimistic,” …

VICE News

NBC: Chelsea Manning on short list for commutation?

Could Barack Obama set Wikileaks’ most infamous and prodigious source free in his final nine days as president? NBC News reports this morning that the outgoing president has Bradley/Chelsea Manning on the shortlist for potential commutations and …

Hot Air

Obama Reportedly Considering Mercy for Chelsea Manning

Chelsea ManningA source at the Department of Justice has told NBC News that President Barack Obama is actually considering commuting the 35-year prison sentence given to Chelsea Manning for leaking classified military intelligence documents related …

Reason (blog)

Chelsea Manning on Obama’s “Short List” for Commutation, DOJ Source Says

The White House has so far remained silent on Chelsea Manning’s case. (Photo: That Debt Chick/Twitter). Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is on President Barack Obama’s “short list” for a potential commutation, a Department of Justice source told NBC News …

Common Dreams (press release)

Army leaker Manning reportedly on Obama’s commutation short list

Chelsea Manning could be looking at a shorter sentence as early as Wednesday. A source at the US Justice Department has reportedly told NBC News that the former Army intelligence analyst, now serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified …

CNET

Edward Snowden issues heartfelt plea to Obama to pardon Chelsea Manning

Edward Snowden has issued a heartfelt appeal to outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama to pardon imprisoned U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. His plea is particularly significant as he’s not asking for his own pardon: Mr. President, if you grant …

Yahoo News

Chelsea Manning on Obama’s Commutation Short List

Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army soldier imprisoned for leaking classified documents, is on President Barack Obama’s commutation short list. Formerly known as Bradley Manning, she was sentenced to 35 years in prison after leaking thousands of …

Newsmax

Chelsea Manning on Obama’s short list for commutation

Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army soldier imprisoned for passing government documents to WikiLeaks, is on President Obama’s short list for possible commutation, according to NBC News. NBC’s report cited a source in the Justice Department.

Syracuse.com

President Obama Put Chelsea Manning on His Short List for Commutation

After being sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking sensitive army documents to WikiLeaks, Chelsea Manning could be set free much sooner than expected. NBC reports Chelsea is on President Obama’s shortlist for commutation as he leaves office, …

TeenVogue.com

Obama is seriously considering a pardon for Chelsea Manning

bradley chelsea manning Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning, then known as Bradley, being escorted by military police officers from the courthouse after the sixth day of a hearing at Fort Meade, Maryland, in 2011. REUTERS/Benjamin Myers. President Barack …

Business Insider

Chelsea Manning reportedly on commutation list

Rafi Schwartz is a reporter based in North Carolina. When in doubt he’ll have the soup. He can be reached at Rafi.Schwartz@fusion.net. By Rafi Schwartz · Follow · Feed · Share Tweet WhatsApp Tumblr Email. By Rafi Schwartz. Chelsea Manning, the …

Fusion

Edward Snowden Calls on Barack Obama to Pardon Chelsea Manning Over Himself

Edward Snowden has called on President Barack Obama to pardon fellow whistleblower Chelsea Manning over himself before leaving office. Snowden made the comments on Twitter following a report that suggested Manning is on Obama’s “short list” to …

Newsweek

Chelsea Manning reportedly on Obama’s commutation ‘short list’

President Barack Obama reportedly has whistle-blower Chelsea Manning on his “short list” for commutation before he leaves office next week, a person in the Justice Department told NBC News. The decision could be made as soon as Wednesday. Manning …

The Week Magazine

Chelsea Manning reportedly named on Obama’s short list for sentence commutation

After being imprisoned for six years, there may be some hope for Chelsea Manning, the transgender inmate sentenced to 35 years for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. According to NBC News, Manning has been named to President Barack …

Mic

Obama Is Reportedly Considering A Commutation Of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army intelligence analyst imprisoned in 2010 for leaking 700,000 military files and diplomatic cables to Wikileaks, is on President Barack Obama’s “short list” of possible prison sentence commutations, according to a

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