By Ann Brown
Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was convicted in a federal corruption case and sentenced to 28 years in prison, has appealed to President Trump for a pardon Seems Kilpatrick wants to be one of the possible 3,000 people Trump recently said he will pardon because “many of those names really have been treated unfairly.”
And according to Kilpatrick, he was treated unfairly. He went to jail in 2013 after he was convicted on charges of racketeering conspiracy, extortion, and filing false tax returns.
Earlier this week, Kilpatrick apologized to his family and to the city of Detroit in a Facebook post in which he said he is “ready mentally, emotionally and spiritually to go home.”
“Our chances has always been the land of 2nd Chances! I am hoping, confidently expecting, that I will have the opportunity to boldly move into the next season of my life; outside of these prison walls,” Kilpatrick wrote.
But while Kilpatrick may be saying sorry, he is not taking all the blame for the city’s historic 2013 bankruptcy, putting it off on his predecessor, Dennis Archer. Kilpatrick’s Click here to read entire article