White House: Bradley Manning Pardon Would Be Judged ‘Like Any Other’ | Talking Points Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that if Army Pfc. Bradley Manning wants to seek a presidential pardon, he must apply for clemency and his request “will be considered in that process like any other application.”Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for releasing secret documents to WikiLeaks. Manning was found guilty last month of 20 crimes, including six violations of the Espionage Act.


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