Trump pardoned former police Commissioner of new York Bernie Kerika and former Governor of Illinois Blagojevich

President Donald trump before heading to a four-day vacation on the West coast, has pardoned 11 people, including the former police Commissioner of new York Bernie Kerika, the former Governor of Illinois the kind of Blagojevich and former owner of football club «San Francisco 49ers» Eddie Debartolo Jr.

The white house on Tuesday, February 18, announced the pardon of Debartolo, who was convicted in 1998 on charges of fraud with gambling.

Bernie Kerik, who led the NYPD during the terrorist attacks of September 11, said he had «no words to Express my appreciation and gratitude to President Trump.»

«Except for the birthdays of my children, today is the greatest day of my life – once again I was able to become a full American citizen — said Kerik. — To go to prison is like dying with your eyes open. The pardon restores all rights, for which I am eternally grateful».

Trump commutes sentence of Rod Blagojevich, Bernie Kerik pardons

— New York Post (@nypost) February 18, 2020

64-year-old Kerik in November 2009 pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to White house officials, who checked him after President George Bush appointed him head of the Ministry of internal security.

He was released from prison in may 2013 after serving three years of a four year period.

The ex-Governor of Illinois, Democrat Rod Blagojevich, was convicted on 17 counts of corruption in 2011, including for trying to get money for the election campaign in exchange for the appointment to the place of Obama.

Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison in March 2012 and was supposed to be released in 2024 for good behavior.