President Obama Delivers Remarks on Commuting Prison Sentences

President Obama Delivers Remarks on Commuting Prison Sentences

Today, the President announced 61 new grants of commutation to individuals serving years in prison under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws. President Barack Obama ate lunch with formerly incarcerated individuals who have received commutations, and delivered remarks at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2016.