She's already served more than 20 years behind bars without any option for parole.
He spoke with The Associated Press as he was driving to the federal prison in Aliceville, Alabama, for Johnson's release. "Because there are so many, as you've said, like me, who need to have the opportunity that I've had", she told GMA's Michael Strahan.
Kardashian West got to deliver the news to Johnson personally that she would be going home.
Johnson's case caught nationwide attention after the reality-television star Kim Kardashian West took notice of her case previous year and retained an attorney to help her clemency bid. The mother of three claims she worked with Johnson's team over the course of several months, making daily phone calls to the White House in attempt to land a meeting with President Donald Trump.
Kardashian said the President shared the news that he granted Johnson's freedom in a phone call to the reality star.
"This country's addiction to mass incarceration has devastated millions of families like Alice's, with emotional and economic consequences that can last generations", she added. I've even been so honest to say, 'Look, Trump is the last person I thought that would've done this.' But he did.
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Jones then addressed the speculation that Trump was simply using Kardashian as part of a PR stunt.
Kardashian West visited the White House with her lawyer, Shawn Holley, and had also linked up with Mr Trump's son-in-law and presidential adviser, Jared Kushner, who has been lobbying for prison reform.
SHAPIRO: Many people saw the photo of Kim Kardashian in the Oval Office with President Trump.
Video shows Johnson, dressed in white, running to her loved ones, who were waiting for her with flowers. "Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance", Kardashian West tweeted. Ms. Johnson has been in prison for the past two decades.
Though she had never before committed a crime before, Johnson was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Kardashian West visited the White House last week to discuss prison reform and to brief the administration on the Johnson case. "I don't think I would be used", she said.
Trump recently pardoned conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who was convicted of a campaign finance violation.