President Donald Trump granted five full pardons Monday to John Richard Bubala, Roy Wayne McKeever, Rodney Takumi, Michael Tedesco and Chalmer Lee Williams.The president decided each man was worthy of Executive Grants of Clemency after “a careful review of the files” of each individual, according to an official statement from the Office of the Press Secretary.John Richard BubalaBubala pled guilty to improper use of Federal Government in 1990 in an effort to transport automotive equipment from one town to another. Today, he volunteers at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center by teaching classes on the American Flag, and is serving on an honor detail for veteran funerals.Roy Wayne McKeeverMcKeever was arrested in 1989 when he was 19 years old for transporting marijuana from Mexico to Oklahoma and immediately pleaded guilty to one count of using a telephone to facilitate the distribution of a controlled substance. He has spent the last 29 years doing charity work for his community and is an active member of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas.Rodney TakumiTakumi was arrested in 1987 at an illegal gambling parlor during a law-enforcement raid and pleaded no contest. After his arrest, he worked as a tax preparer for several years and now owns a tax preparation franchise within the Navajo Nation.
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