Obama's Historic Use of the Clemency Power


The Pew Research Center published a report that chronicles President Obama's grants of clemency during his time in office. Obama has granted more requests than any other President since Lyndon B. Johnson; however, the percentage of petitions granted ranks among the lowest of the past hundred years, ahead of only his predecessor, George W. Bush.

"Obama has used clemency power more often than any president since LBJ"

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