Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon



US President Donald Trump is considering pardoning boxing legend Muhammad Ali for his draft dodging conviction.
Mr Trump made the comments to reporters at the White House before he left for the G7 summit in Canada.
"I'm thinking about Muhammad Ali. I'm thinking about that very seriously and some others," he reportedly said.
Mr Ali, who died in 2016, was convicted for draft dodging in 1967 after refusing to fight in the Vietnam War.
Mr Trump's comments follow his pardon of conservative political commentator and author Dinesh D'Souza.
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8 June 2018 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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