After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Black Boxer

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As four former presidents and the current first lady traveled to the funeral of Barbara Bush in Texas, President Trump took in his usual Saturday round of golf and issued a morning barrage of disparaging (and misspelled) tweets.

Shortly after the televised funeral for Mrs. Bush ended, the president indicated that he had also fielded a call from Rambo.

“Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. His trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter. “Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!”

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