Before then-President Obama left office, the White House often took an opportunity to brag about the record number of commutations he issued — a fact Valerie Jarrett took a particular amount of pride in:
— Valerie Jarrett (@vj44) October 6, 2016
At least one of those people whose sentence was commuted by Obama is back in trouble, and fortunately nobody was seriously hurt in the process:
— Guillermo Contreras (@gmaninfedland) February 3, 2017
— Guillermo Contreras (@gmaninfedland) February 4, 2017
— S.A. Express-News (@ExpressNews) February 4, 2017
A San Antonio man who was freed from life in prison by President Barack Obama is back behind bars after allegedly crashing his vehicle into another motorist and undercover police cars while fleeing from a drug deal Thursday.
Robert M. Gill, 68, whose life sentence for cocaine and heroin distribution conspiracy was commuted by Obama and expired in 2015, was profiled last year in the Express-News about his readjustment to life on the outside.
Obama wrote in a signed notification that he granted Gill’s application “because you have demonstrated the potential to turn your life around. … Now it is up to you to make the most of this opportunity.”
That helps explain something:
— TDCAA (@TDCAA) February 3, 2017