Chelsea Manning on Obama's 'short list' for commutation: report

TheHill | 1/11/2017 | Rebecca Savransky
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Army document leaker Chelsea Manning is on President Obama's short list for a possible sentence commutation, NBC News reported Wednesday.

The decision could reportedly come as soon as Wednesday, the network reported, citing a Justice Department source.

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"I have more hope right now than I have the entire time since she was sentenced," Manning's aunt, Deborah Manning, told NBC News. "I do think it's the last hope for a while."

Manning, a former Army analyst, was sentenced to 35 years in prison after leaking thousands of classified documents related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to WikiLeaks.

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Manning pleaded guilty to the charges and apologized to the court before sentencing.

"I'm sorry," Manning...
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