President Trump Issues Pardon To Oregon Ranchers

Jul 17, 2018

Last Wednesday, President Trump issued pardons to Dwight Hammond, Jr. and his son Steven. The pair had been found guilty of arson of federal property after their protest against the federal government over grazing rights.

Their incarceration set off the events that led to the occupation of the Malhuer Federal Reserve. We talk to Mountain West News Bureau correspondent Amanda Peacher about the pardon and what it means about the relationship between Northwest ranchers and the federal government.