McCain Criticizes Obama's Refusal To Pardon Boxer Jack Johnson

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 3:47pm
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 Senator John McCain issued a statement earlier this week criticizing President Barack Obama for refusing to posthumously pardon legendary boxer Jack Johnson. McCain and Nevada Senator Harry Reid have pushed for Johnson's pardon a number of times over the years.

Joe Santoliquito, president of the Boxing Writers Association of America, spoke about Jack Johnson and the effort to pardon him.