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THE PRESIDENT: Well, I want to thank you very much. We’re here with some of the black leaders of our country and — people that are highly respected and people that have done a fantastic job and, for the most part, have been working on this whole situation with me right from the beginning. And we’ve done a lot. We’ve done Opportunity Zones. We’ve done criminal justice reform. We’ve done things that people didn’t even think possible. Criminal justice reform — we’ve let a lot of great people out of jail. (Applause.). And, you know, Alice Johnson is, really, just such a great example. A fine woman. And she doesn’t say she didn’t do it; she made a mistake. But she was in there for 22 years ... Full story

29 February