Speaking as he left the White House for a world leaders' summit in Canada, Trump also that he's considering thousands of additional pardons, including one for the boxing great.
Ali was convicted in 1967 of draft evasion. "Many of those names have been treated unfairly". Trump reportedly said football players have "seen a lot of abuse" as well as "a lot of unfairness" and he wants their input. Ali was born Cassius Clay, and changed his name after converting to Islam in the 1960s.
"We heard what he was contemplating and it needed a response", he said.
The president says he is considering as many as 3,000 pardons, according to Fox News, adding that the pardoning power is "a lovely thing".
Ali's legal fight ended in 1971, when the Supreme Court ruled in his favour, reversing his conviction on a technicality. Even if that had never happened, Ali would have been covered by the blanket pardon Jimmy Carter issued to those who evaded the draft. Jack Johnson's pardon came at the request of actor Sylvester Stallone, and Alice Marie Johnson's commutation came after an Oval Office meeting with reality television star Kim Kardashian.
PM Modi on World Environment Day
More than 73 million toilets have been built across the country, according to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Many organizations have come up for beach-clean up drives at Puri, Chandrabhaga and Gopalpur beaches of Bay of Bengal.
Hitman 2 is coming this November and it won't be episodic
There's also a new Sniper Assassin mode (trailer below) that lets you work alone or with a buddy to take down your target. The game will include a Sniper Assassin standalone mode that can be played alone or cooperatively with another player.
It shows the growing severity of the issue
Suicide rates increased for all age groups under 75, but middle-aged adults aged 45 to 64 had the largest rate increase. He points out, for example, that the nation now has no federally funded suicide prevention program for adults.
Xbox One X deals lead the charge in Microsoft’s E3 sale
Xbox One S 500GB consoles are also $199, while supplies last, or grab yourself an Xbox One S 1TB bundle for $249 ($50 off). Microsoft's online service, Xbox Live Gold , and the Xbox Game Pass are getting special introductory discounts as well.
Trade deficit contracts to $1.9B in April
On June 1, the US imposed tariffs on some Canadian steel and aluminum products of 25 per cent and 10 per cent, respectively. The trade surplus with the USA widened to C$3.6 billion in April, after falling to C$2 billion in March.
Del Potro: Nothing to lose against Nadal
Del Potro fought back tears during his post-match interview and was loudly cheered by fans at Court Suzanne Lenglen. In 2016, Nadal won two straight-set matches, then withdrew before the third round because of an injured left wrist.