Army Leaker Chelsea Manning on Obama's 'Short List' for Commutation
President Obama has put Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material, on his short list for a possible commutation, a Justice Department source told NBC News.
A decision could come as soon as Wednesday for Manning, who has tried to commit suicide twice this year and went on a hunger strike in a bid for gender reassignment surgery.
“I have more hope right now than I have the entire time since she was sentenced,” Manning’s aunt, Deborah Manning, told NBC News.
“I do think it’s the last hope for a while.”disillusioned73, glinda, awoke in 2003 and 27 othersHeartoftheMidwest, closeupready, glitch, Utopian Leftist, bvar22, libodem, Melissa G, Pastiche, em77, BiaviiansGalore, mzh, senz, Iwillnevergiveup, Babel 17, Gregorian, Blackspade, jwirr, spud demon, Smarmie Doofus, dlegendary1, Mom Cat, beemerphill, Downwinder, GloriaMundi, Live and Learn, hippiechick, tk2kewl like this
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