Finally! Bush commutes sentences of Border Patrol agents

Monday, January 19th, 2009 2:21 pm by Neal

Thank you, Mr. President.

This was exactly the right thing to do. These men should have never been imprisoned.

Bush Commutes Sentences for Two Former Border Patrol Agents:

On his last full day in office, President Bush commuted the sentences of two former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a Mexican drug runner in 2005.

The imprisonment of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean had sparked outcry from critics who said the two were just doing their jobs. They had been sentenced to 11- and 12-year sentences, respectively.

Their prison sentences will now expire on March 20 of this year.

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