Via Fox News:

President Trump issued a spree of clemency decisions Tuesday for high-profile figures — most notably commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat who was convicted for attempting to sell Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat when he was elected president.

Trump confirmed to reporters that he’s granted clemency for the ex-governor, calling his sentence “ridiculous.”

“He’ll be able to go back home with his family after serving eight years in jail,” Trump said.

Trump also announced he pardoned financier Michael Milken, who pleaded guilty for violating U.S. securities laws.

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