Jason Pye

vice president of legislative affairs for the conservative group FreedomWorks

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With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs.  But his own Justice Department wants…

Is Trump dumping justice reform?

With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs.  But his own Justice Department wants…

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