Trump pardons Susan B. Anthony

Trump pardons Susan B. Anthony

[Ed. – Writer yields to irresistible urge of the Left to tarnish everything Trump does.]

President Trump said Tuesday he would grant a full pardon posthumously to Susan B. Anthony, a famed women’s rights advocate who played a critical role in the women’s suffrage movement.

Trump made the announcement during a ceremony Tuesday morning celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States.

Anthony was found guilty in 1873 by a completely male jury for having illegally voted in the November 1872 presidential election and was fined $100.

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The pardon for Anthony, who died in 1906, comes as Trump finds himself trailing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in polls and facing a significant deficit with women. Trump has been frequently criticized for derogatory remarks about women while in office.

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