Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is seeking clemency from President Donald Trump.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice website, Pugh's request to have her three-year prison sentence commuted is pending. Trump is expected to issue about 100 pardons and commutations before he leaves office Wednesday.
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Pugh was sentenced in February 2020 to three years in federal prison and three years of probation. The U.S. District Court judge ordered Pugh to pay $400,000 in restitution and forfeit nearly $700,000. Pugh's federal prison term was postponed until the state case against her was adjudicated. Read more at WBAL