The world has changed considerably since Johnson was arrested, she noted, telling "CBS This Morning", "There are so much new buildings, and I noticed people on the phone a lot".
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner had been talking to the E! reality star for several months about Johnson's case, and Kardashian hired her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, to act as her legal counsel.
Johnson will be released from the Aliceville Correctional Facility in Alabama, the aforementioned article states, where she's spent the last 21 years behind bars on charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine, attempted possession of cocaine and money laundering.
Johnson was freed after serving 22 years in prison. She went on to say that her heart "is so full of gratitude for the handsome inside and out Kim Khardashian West who made a decision to advocate for and essentially save the life of my mother, someone she had never heard of or met!"
Video footage of Johnson leaving prison shows her running across the street and jumping into her family's arms.
Johnson's case was first noticed by Kardashian West when she saw a video about it on social media and chose to pay for a new legal team to fight the sentence. She is planning to meet with Johnson in the coming days.
"I feel like my life is starting over again", she said.
"It is an awesome feeling", Johnson told Baldwin of no longer being behind bars. "I plan on continuing to work hard to use my case as an example for prison reform and sentencing reform to make a difference", she said.
Kardashian West overnight tweeted the news, saying "BEST NEWS EVER!".
Johnson is the second person commuted by Trump since taking office.
"I believe because I'm recognized now and my case is magnified through media, it has caught the attention of others", Johnson said.
Between 2009 and 2011 she worked at the United Nations headquarters of Panama but returned to Argentina in 2012 after a breakup. The monarch, a native Argentinian, was "very shocked and very sad" following her sister's death, the Dutch royal house said.
Roughly 550 children are in custody, and of those, almost 300 have spent more than 72 hours there, NBC reported . Parents traveling with their children are separated from them while the face legal proceedings.
After winning the championship last season, the Warriors made an organizational decision not to visit the White House. No one knows what LeBron's future holds, and how this Finals pans out will likely play a huge role in his decision.
Liverpool fans can be encouraged somewhat, however, by the fact that Lyon have done exactly this before. Lyon released the following statement on Friday morning through their official social media channels.
The official said a range of issues remain to be resolved but the US looks forward to continuing the negotiations with Canada. A day after the United States slapped punitive tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, U.S.
Halep is still chasing her first Grand Slam title after several near-misses. "I think she did a lot of things better than I did". When the top-seeded Halep and No 3 Muguruza meet Thursday, their contrasting styles will match up with plenty at stake.
Navas can regain some form this summer at the World Cup with Costa Rica facing Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia in the group stages. Loftus-Cheek dragged wide from distance before goalkeeper Nick Pope came on for his debut among a swathe of England alterations.
In either case, we may not hear about whatever game this is for a while, given how long Blizzard typically takes to develop games. As Blizzard is skipping E3 2018, as usual, we'll probably have to wait until BlizzCon 2018 for fresh news about the new game.
The 10th seed was by far the more composed of the two players , with Halep playing the aggressor but unable to breach her defence. Halep then fell to 0-3 with a trophy on the line at the Australian Open in January, where she was beaten by Caroline Wozniacki .
As the name suggests, the handset comes with a physical keyboard, and BlackBerry says that an icon is reborn in this new device. BlackBerry is also introducing a new Speed Key that lets you use custom shortcuts from anywhere on the screen .
Vienna possible venue for Trump-Putin summit
Mrs May also pushed for action to tackle Russian "dirty money" and work to curtail the movement of Moscow's spies. Russian Federation should be invited back to the summits of leading advanced countries, U.S.
Romero misses weight for UFC 225 main event
The main event is positioned on top of arguably the most exciting card of action the UFC have put together this year. Also, Rafael dos Anjos will fight controversial up-and-comer Colby Covington in the interim welterweight fight.
Beyonce and Jay Z renew wedding vows in OTRII tour footage
It is unclear who the babies in the photos are and why Beyonce and Jay-Z chose to display these portraits during the tour opening. According to various reports - all featuring confirmations from the singer's rep - the babies in the photo are not Sir and Rumi .
Capitals edge Knights to capture first Stanley Cup title
As the expectations soared, the disappointments kept piling up until this season when many gave up hope of them ever winning . Nearly as unexpected as the Golden Knights unprecedented inaugural season, this wasn't supposed to be the Capitals' season.
Leroy Sané left out of Germany's World Cup squad
Germany head coach Joachim Low has sprung a huge surprise by leaving Leroy Sane out of his 23-man squad for the Fifa World Cup . For Germany , he has clearly had too many lows to be considered a viable option for a World Cup .
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The 72nd-ranked player beat Djokovic in a 3-hour, 26-minute match that ended in a tiebreak, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 7-6 (11). He would not face 10-time champion Rafael Nadal - a rematch of the 2012 and 2014 finals - until the final.