Donald Trump On Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ and Joe Exotic’s Appeal For A Pardon: “I’ll Take A Look”
President Donald Trump advised reporters that he would “have a look” on the Netflix hit Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity and star Joe Unique’s appeal for a pardon.
Unique, whose actual identify is Joe Maldonado-Passage, is on the heart of the docuseries, and was sentenced earlier this yr to 22 years in jail on a variety of convictions.
“I do know nothing about it. He has 22 years for what? What did he do?” Trump requested the New York Publish‘s Steven Nelson, who had queried the president concerning the sequence, which took off simply as many Individuals have been starting to follow social distancing and obeying keep at dwelling order.
“He allegedly employed somebody to homicide an animal rights activist however he mentioned he didn’t do this,” Nelson answered.
Trump then requested Nelson whether or not he thought Unique did it, however Nelson declined to weigh in, earlier than the president then requested CNN’s Jim Acosta about it.
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“I’ll have a look,” Trump mentioned.
Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. mentioned on SiriusXM on Wednesday that Maldonado-Passage’s sentence was too aggressive and joked that he would even urge that he be freed.
Maldonado-Passage was sentenced to 22 years in jail in January, after he was convicted of 17 expenses of animal abuse and two of homicide for rent.