MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – Billionaire Peter Karmanos Jr. wants President Donald Trump to pardon former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
In a podcast last week, Karmanos said he made sure Kilpatrick’s clemency request letter made it to Trump.READ MORE: Detroit Zoo Debuts Annual Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibit
“Kwame’s conviction was a modern day lynching,” said Karmanos on the podcast. “Twenty-eight years is too long.”READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?
Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year prison sentence for his conviction on racketeering, bribery and other charges.
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