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Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Behind 2016 Stand-Off

U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned two Oregon ranchers whose five-year prison sentences sparked an armed occupation of federal property. The White House announced Tuesday that Trump has ordered the full pardon of rancher Dwight Lincoln Hammond, Jr. and his son Steven Hammond.  The two were convicted in 2012 of a 2001 arson on a wildlife refuge that abuts their cattle ranch. A White House stamen said, "The evidence at trial regarding the Hammond's responsibility for...

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