What about me!
From Emilie Munson and Brian Lockhart, CT Post
Democratic Mayor Joe Ganim has had a long relationship with outgoing Republican President and businessman Donald Trump, dating back to the latter’s unsuccessful effort to build a casino here in the 1990s during Ganim’s first stint running City Hall.
Now that relationship might be Ganim’s, a convicted felon who returned to office in 2015, last and best chance to receive a fresh slate through a presidential pardon. Trump has offered clemency to a slew of well-connected individuals with legal troubles in the final chaotic weeks of his term, including Norwalk native, conservative political consultant and ally Roger Stone.
… Records from the U.S. Department of Justice indicate that Ganim has a pending request for a pardon after completion of sentence. Ganim would have submitted that request for a pardon at the earliest in mid-2015, during the tail end of Democratic President Barack Obama’s second term, based on federal eligibility requirements that impose a five-year waiting period after release from confinement.
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