Kim Kardashian visits White House to talk prison reform

And now Kim wants to do it again for Chris Young, who was sentenced to life in prison for marijuana and cocaine possession after being arrested in 2010, because she thinks it's "unfair" that he was given such a harsh sentence.

Kardashian, who may have felt right at home with the drama-infused atmosphere in the West Wing as it grapples with the fallout from Bob Woodward's new book, participated in a listening session on clemency and prison reform with several staffers, including the president's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

Kim Kardashian is reportedly working to free another convicted felon from a life sentence.

Kardashian, a mainstay of the gossip pages, told the "Wrongful Conviction" podcast on Tuesday the case caught her attention. "I mean, I already knew just by talking to you on the phone and just seeing you in videos, but I mean, you are everything and more than I ever thought".

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

The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star went on to share that she's been in contact with former Judge Kevin Sharp of Tennessee, who according to Page Six resigned over a law that forced him to give out the life sentence.

Now Kim hopes that she can do the same for 30-year-old Chris - who has been in prison for eight years. Young was sentenced to life in prison in 2014 for his role in a large cocaine distribution conspiracy. On May 30, she met with President Trump in the Oval Office.

"Yesterday, I had a call with a gentleman that's in prison for a drug case - got life", she said on the podcast.

Young was one of 32 people charged by federal prosecutors in a drug trafficking investigation.

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.

But the headliner was Kardashian, who last visited the White House three months ago to press for a pardon for 63-year-old Alice Marie Johnson.



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