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Detroiters React to Trump's Commutation Of Ex-Mayor's Sentence

In this May 25, 2010 file photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits in a Detroit courtroom. Rev. Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Kilpatrick, who has served about seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption. Paul Sancya, AP
Paul Sancya
Associated Press

In one of the final acts of his presidency… Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. He served more than seven years of a 28 year sentence in federal prison. Reporter Eli Newman of WDET in Detroit reported on reaction in the city to the commutation for NPR's Morning Edition. 

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