President Obama is considering commuting the sentence of leaker Chelsea Manning

(Credit: AP)

President Barack Obama has put former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on his short list for a possible commutation, with an announcement expected to arrive possibly as soon as Wednesday.

Although currently serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material, a Justice Department source told NBC News on Wednesday that Obama is seriously considering commuting Manning’s sentence. The whistleblower has been in prison since 2010 for stealing 700,000 military...


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