Another RNC first: a Presidential pardon

Morning After

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDAF) — Both the DNC and RNC of 2020 were filled with ‘firsts’, primarily because both were held as virtual events resembling TV specials over in-person conventions.

On Day 2 of the RNC, that trend continued. President Trump has made appearances throughout the convention so far, while previous Presidents running for re-election waited until later in the convention to appear.

On Tuesday, President Trump did something else not seen during any other RNC – a Presidential Pardon. During the convention, a video was aired of Trump signing a pardon for Jon Ponder, an ex-convict who now runs an acclaimed prisoner reentry program.

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