Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House on Wednesday to make an appeal to President Donald Trump on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.
Kardashian West has been urging the president to pardon 63-year-old Alice Marie Johnson who has spent more than 20 years in prison and is not eligible for bail.
There were doubts whether Kim Kardashian would have the chance to sit down with Trump while she was in Washington, but Trump confirmed the meetin.
The president confirm the meeting through Twitter, He posted a picture of the two in the Oval Office – Trump seated behind his desk and Kardashian West, dressed in all-black, standing to his right.
He wrote, “Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and sentencing.”
Kardashian West arrived at the White House just after 4:30 p.m. for what was expected to be a meeting with Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, who is overseeing the administration’s push to overhaul the nation’s prison system.
She appeared to preview the visit on her Twitter feed, writing: “Happy Birthday Alice Marie Johnson. Today is for you.”