In her statement, Sanders characterized the arson as "a fire that leaked onto a small portion of neighboring public grazing land".
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, a well-known figure in the battle over public land, welcomed the pardons, saying the Hammonds were victims of federal overreach.
After their lawyers argued against the five-year minimum sentence, a judge granted them much lighter terms - but federal prosecutors won an appeal and the Hammonds were required to serve the full five years.
The White House statement called the sentencing "unjust", adding that "the previous administration filed an overzealous appeal that result in the Hammonds being sentenced to five years in prison".
Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son Steven Hammond were granted executive grants of clemency by Trump, according to a White House statement. They claimed to be keeping invasive species off of their land but prosecutors claimed they tried covering up evidence of poaching.
Ammon Bundy, one of the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, speaks with reporters during a news conference at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters, January 4, 2016, near Burns, Ore.
Dwight Hammond is now 76 years old and has served approximately three years in prison.
4 children, 1 adult killed in Route 1 crash A southbound pickup truck crossed the median and struck the northbound passenger vehicle , Delaware State Police Master Cpl. - Delaware State Police say an adult and four children were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Townsend.
"The Hammonds were serial arsonists who stole from USA taxpayers for years", former federal prosecutor Dwight Holton told KGW when he heard the news. The two paid $400,000 to the Bureau of Land Management to settle a related civil suit.
"Jurors were told that Steven Hammond handed out "Strike Anywhere" matches with instructions that they be lit and dropped on the ground because they were going to 'light up the whole country on fire, '" the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement in 2015.
Such firms tend to carry far higher valuations than device makers. "From day one, we've set up a dual-class share structure". Its shares fell Monday even though the broader Hong Kong market was up about 1.5%.
A fellow judge there, Maryanne Trump Barry, one of the president's sisters, reportedly has recommended him to her brother. A conservative will tip the balance of the court for the first time in decades, and that puts Democrats in a bind.
There were no serious injuries or broken bones, but he will be monitored on an outpatient basis for 20 days. There's also a fire extinguisher nearby in the pic, which could mean that a small fire had to be put out.
The Aviodrome aerospace theme park in the Netherlands said on its Facebook page that it was "hugely shocked" by the crash. According to Loubser several patients have been airlifted to nearby hospitals.
On Monday, Trump phoned retiring Justice Kennedy to inform him that his former law clerk would be nominated to fill his seat. Outside Trump Tower in Midtown, demonstrators gathered to protest the potential shift of the Supreme Court to the right.
Monday's rescue effort took about nine hours, two fewer than the day before, in a sign of growing confidence and expertise. The 12 boys and the coach got trapped on June 23 when they set out to explore the Tham Luang cave after a soccer workout.
On Monday, Trump phoned retiring Justice Kennedy to inform him that his former law clerk would be nominated to fill his seat . City of New London (2005). "Thirty years ago, President Reagan nominated Anthony Kennedy to the Supreme Court".
He served on the team of independent counsel Ken Starr during Starr's investigation of the Clinton White House. The Democrats are now pressuring Republicans who support access to abortion services to oppose the nomination.
Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid
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Prince Louis’s big day as royals gather for christening
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First two Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave
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Antoine Griezmann , whose bagged three goals at this tournament, joins Lukaku, Mbappe and Hazard in a ultra-attacking formation. There is then the midfield contest between Pogba and Kevin De Bruyne , who plays for United's city rivals Manchester City.
Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as foreign secretary
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Arsenal Complete Signing Of Uruguayan Torreira
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Wilshere delighted after completing West Ham move
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