Trump asked about potential pardon for Joe Exotic during COVID-19 briefing
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Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was sentenced to 22 years in prison his role in a murder-for-hire plot that targeted the CEO of Big Cat Rescue. He has asked for a presidential pardon.

via WGN:

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WGN) -- The "Tiger King" phenomenon has reached the highest levels of the United States government.

President Donald Trump was asked Wednesday during a COVID-19 press briefing if he would consider a pardon for "Joe Exotic," whose story has become a Netflix sensation. Trump joked that he would look into it.

Joe Maldonado-Passage was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot, among other charges.

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