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Congressman Taylor Statement on Manning Commutation

January 17, 2017
Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

WASHINGTON D.C., January 17 -- ​​​Today, Congressman Scott Taylor released the following statement on President Obama's communtation of Chelsea Manning's sentence:

"It is unconscionable our President, the Commander in Chief, would commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning. Her actions betrayed her fellow soldiers, the U.S. Army, and our nation's security. She put thousands of lives at risk, perhaps some dying as a result. What a disappointment."