Donald Trump spent his final night in the White House pardoning his political allies and some high-profile rappers.
Included in the final purge of 143 people is Steve Bannon, the ex-Trump campaign CEO and executive chairman of Breitbart. Bannon and Trump had been on the outs since he was the source for quotes in the 2018 bookFire & Furyabout his presidency and his adult children. Bannon was waiting to go to trial in a federal case in which he allegedly swindled more than $1 million as part of a crowd-funding plan for a border wall.
Also pardoned late Tuesday was Lil Wayne, who was busted for felony gun possession while he was on parole. Wayne endorse Trump and posed for a photo with him just prior to the election.
Kodak Black, another rapper busted for weapons charges, was also pardoned. (New York magazine)
Tiger King Joe Exotic was not pardoned and will continue to serve his 21 year sentence.