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Former Inmate Thanks God, Kardashian and Trump for Clemency: ‘I’ve Been Resurrected From the Dead!’

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Alice Marie Johnson thanks God, actuality star Kim Kardashian-West and President Donald Trump for setting her free from jail after serving 22 years behind bars.

“This second proper now’s taking place as a result of President Trump had mercy on me,” she told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” 

Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense, shouted “Hallelujah!” upon her launch and spent her first evening at dwelling surrounded by associates and household.

In an interview with NBC’s  “Today Show,” Johnson, an ordained minister, thanked God for her launch. 

“I know that it was a miracle,” she said. “I know that only God could have touched Kim Kardashian’s heart like that and we have connected.”

Last week, Kardashian-West made a private plea to President Trump after watching Johnson’s video from jail posted by MIC.

In that viral video, 63-year-old Johnson describes her heartache at the anguish her household felt when visiting her in jail. They stated it was “like visiting a gravesite,” Johnson added.

Alice Marie Johnson thanks God, actuality star Kim Kardashian-West and President Donald Trump for setting her free from jail after serving 22 years behind bars.

“This second proper now’s taking place as a result of President Trump had mercy on me,” she told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” 

This great-grandmother was serving a life sentence with out the risk of parole for a one-time mistake.

As said by Johnson, she was a common law-abiding citizen when tragedy struck and she misplaced her job as a supervisor – that’s when issues went from dangerous to worse.

She says that “out of desperation I made one of the worst mistakes of my life to make some quick money. I became involved in a drug conspiracy.”

As said by Can Do Clemency, at the time of her arrest and prosecution, Johnson was convicted of conspiracy to own cocaine, tried possession of cocaine, and cash laundering

While behind bars, Johnson was a mannequin prisoner with a 100 p.c clear conduct report. 

“I am not a threat to society,” she stated.

The Tennessee playwright used her abilities to write down performs carried out by the inmates and grew to become a mentor to incarcerated ladies.

As members of the family celebrated her return dwelling, Johnson stated, “I’ve been resurrected from the dead!”

Kardashian-West took to Twitter to thank the president. 

But not everybody is pleased about the means Johnson acquired her commutation.

Some are calling the intervention by the actuality star a favourite’s sport.

German Lopez of Vox agrees Johnson needs to be out of jail however says he disagrees with the methodology. 

“Because someone whom Trump sees as a political ally asked, he moved forward with commuting Johnson’s life sentence anyway. The only way to make sense of any of this giant policy contradiction is that Trump is playing favorites,” he charged.

Comedian D.L. Hughley joined the skeptics, telling TMZ he thinks the president isn’t actually attempting to reform prisons and the justice system however that that is simply a present.

“I think he played three-card monte,” Hughley stated.

Despite the naysayers, Johnson is having fun with her freedom.

In an interview with CBS News, the 63-year-old stated, “I feel great! I woke up without a bunk bed over my head.”

In the video that caught Kardashian-West’s eye, she stated, “The real Miss Alice is the woman who made a mistake.”

President Trump, who has championed jail reform and the thought that individuals deserve a second probability, reacted on Twitter.
 

Johnson says the key to surviving her time in jail is that she didn’t permit her “past to be the sum of who I am.”

Johnson, who says she was denied clemency by President Barack Obama in 2016, instructed CBS’s “This Morning,” “I might inform President Trump thanks a lot. I’m going to be that one who’s going to make you so proud.”

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