The president pardoned a slew of people on his final day in office, including his former campaign manager Steve Bannon.
With his presidency winding down, Donald Trump has issued a last minute pardon for Lil Wayne and commuted the sentences of Kodak Black and Death Row Records’ Michael "Harry-O" Harris.
Late on Tuesday (Jan. 19), in his last full day in office, the president pardoned over 100 people, including his former campaign manager Steve Bannon and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Wikileaks' Julian Assange and Edward Snowden were not on the list.
Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a loaded weapon on a private jet while traveling to Miami in December 2020. Carter is a convicted felon, stemming from a gun charge in 2007, which meant he was looking at 10 years in prison when sentenced on Jan. 28.