Bush Commutes Ex-Border Agents' Sentences

On the last full day of his presidency, George W. Bush steered clear of issuing pardons for controversial figures such as I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, former Chief of Staff of Vice President Cheney. Instead, he commuted the sentences of two former Texas border patrol agents who were convicted of shooting a drug smuggler. The former agents, Jose Alonso Compean and Ignacio Ramos, were sentenced in excess of 11 years in 2008 for their role in the shooting of Mexican citizen Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila...Full Story
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