Kardashian West's visit is a further indication that she has built an increasingly close relationship with the senior White House advisers.
In a meeting of the reality-show minds at the White House on Wednesday, weight-loss lollipop peddler Kim Kardashian West and President Trump are going to put their heads together to tackle prison reform.
The degree to which Ms. Kardashian West's interest in the overhaul of the criminal justice system expands beyond Ms. Johnson's case is unclear.
Should Trump grant clemency to Johnson, the decision would seem to mark a departure from his past statements, in which he has called for some drug dealers to receive the death penalty.
In a statement, Kim Kardashian thanked Trump.
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"To keep Miss Alice in prison for the rest of her life is morally and economically indefensible", Barnett said. As Yahoo points out, Johnson is one of the whopping 39% of the prison population that is serving time for nonviolent offenses - despite the fact that they'd likely benefit from alternative rehabilitative options.
"I think that she really deserves a second chance at life", Kardashian told Mic. Kardashian supported Hillary Clinton, but says she's putting aside her political differences with Trump to seek change. Johnson has been in prison for 21 years.
Dressed in an all black suit and bright yellow stilettos, Kim clearly meant business as she was escorted into the president's abode by security staff. "Today is for you", adding the prayer hands emoji.
Whether or not she discussed Johnson's case directly with Trump, Kardashian West's trip to the Oval Office served as a signal of her commitment to obtaining a pardon given the very high-profile attention she has paid to the matter in recent months.
"We are praying for mercy in my mom's case... that this nightmare is finally coming to an end", Tretessa Johnson told the BBC.