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Is Kim Kardashian Thinking Of Running For Office In 2020?

Date June 19, 2018

Recently, reality TV show star Kim Kardashian visited the White House to speak with President Donald Trump regarding prison reforms in the United States. In particular, she was on a mission to secure a pardon for Alice Marie Johnson.

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The great-grandmother was found guilty of a non-violent drug offense several years ago and was sentenced to life imprisonment, a decision which many like Kim find unreasonable. Johnson has been in jail for 21 years already and missed out on many major milestones in her family.

Johnson was experiencing a major low in her life in the 1980's after losing her job, her husband and son in quick succession. She got involved in a drug trafficking ring in Memphis, Tennessee and was charged with drug dealing alongside 15 other in 1993.

Johnson’s case was put on the back burner for several years before Kim’s visit. However, Johnson appealed to former President Barack Obama for pardon but was rejected on three occasions. She is currently ineligible for parole.

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Observers are now wondering if there was an ulterior motive to Kim’s visit besides the obvious. Some people are asking if she intends running for public office and is using the Johnson case as a ladder to the higher ground.

In an interview with CNN’s Van Jones, Kim was asked flat out if she was thinking about running for political office anytime soon. Unfortunately, the 37-year-old star said it was not even something that crossed her mind, ever. Still, she is clearly not ruling out the possibility.

Still, it will hardly be surprising if eventually, Kim runs for office. It might not be for the position of President but there are still several other positions of influence in the American government that she can eye. For now, the public can only watch.

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