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Trump pardons Michael Milken, grants clemency to Kerik, Blagojevich

President Donald Trump issued a pardon Tuesday to Michael Milken, the former junk bond king who was a face of the insider trading scandals of the 1980s. Trump, in announcing the pardon, cited the “incredible job” that Milken has done supporting cancer research since pleading guilty in 1990 to racketeering and securities fraud charges. Milken, 73, originally was sentenced to…

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