President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued pardons for Oregon ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and Steven Hammond -- father and son, respectively -- whose arson convictions have been referenced as the reason Ammon Bundy and others took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which is near the Hammonds' property. The White House said resentencing that gave the Hammonds five-year sentences was "unjust."
Trump pardons Ore. ranchers whose sentences influenced refuge takeover
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