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Trump pardons 2 Oregon ranchers convicted of arson

A sign that reads "*Stand with the Hammonds"
A sign in Burns, Oregon, in 2016. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

President Trump has granted pardons to two Oregon cattle ranchers — Dwight Lincoln Hammond, Jr., 76, and his son Steven Hammond, 49 — after they were imprisoned for setting fire to federal land, the White House said on Tuesday.

The big picture: These are the latest pardons in Trump's clemency spree, which has seen high-profile interventions from celebrities like Kim Kardashian West.