What's the status of the presidential pardon you requested?For the complete CNN interview, click here.
The pardon really won't happen yet because a pardon requires five years out of prison. Now the FBI and even one of my former prosecutors have tried -- tried to go around the guideline to apply for a pardon. They tried to show, because of my mental illness and because of the bigger case, that I gave them more compared to what I did wrong, but I'm not even three years out until this December. But when I hit that five-year mark, we're really going to push it hard. Really, the pardon doesn't really do -- I mean, my family stayed with me, and I'm employed.
Sunday, September 27, 2009
The Informant is now out in theaters across the country, so CNN caught up with Mark Whitacre (see our Pardon Watch List) and asked, among other things:
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