Category: U.S.

Trump Grants Full Pardon to Former Jerusalem Post Owner Conrad Black

(JTA) — President Donald Trump granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, the former owner and publisher of The Jerusalem Post who had spent three years in prison for stealing $60 million from his own company, Hollinger International.

Black was found guilty of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007. Along with The Jerusalem Post, Hollinger’s included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph in London, as well as hundreds of small community papers.

Black is a personal friend of the president and wrote a flattering book about him titled “Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other.”

“When my…