Chelsea Manning Released After Obama Clemency Decision

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KMOX) – Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35 year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks.

The transgender soldier is scheduled to be released from Fort Leavenworth on Wednesday in accordance with former President Barack Obama’s decision to grant her clemency in his final days in office.

She has indicated she plans to move to Maryland.

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