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The Federal Prison Trump Doesn't Want — and Ky. Does

President Trump signed historic criminal justice reform into law last year, a move to improve prison conditions, shorten unnecessarily long — and often unfair — sentences, and begin the long process of ending mass incarceration. And now, with fewer convicts headed behind bars in the future, the president wants fewer federal prisons.
Specifically, sources with direct knowledge of Trump’s 2020 budget request tell RealClearPolitics that he will call on Congress to rescind funding for a high-security prison in Eastern Kentucky.
Estimated savings: $510 million.
The penitentiary in question…
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