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Trump’s Get Out of Jail Free Card for a Convicted Scammer Is Full of Half-Truths and Omissions

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On July 29, President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of Ted Suhl, an Arkansas businessman who was released after serving about two and a half years of a seven-year sentence for bribery and fraud, after a campaign led by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

We examined the White House announcement of the commutation and found multiple omissions and misleading statements. The White House did not respond to a request for comment.

[Graphic: See the Half-Truth and Omissions in Trump’s Statement]

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