Johnson said she heard her name called over the intercom for her to report to her case manager when she heard Kardashian West's voice.
"Just basking in the love of my loved ones", Johnson told Inside Edition.
She said: "Telling her for the first time and hearing her screams while crying together is a moment I will never forget". "It's a miracle day". She applied to the Obama administration for early release but didn't get it. "Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance", she tweeted.
"There were stops and starts", Holley said of the lead up to her and Kim's sit down with the president. "This made me cry!" "My heart is just bursting with gratitude".
Ms Kardashian West joined what has been a long-running campaign for Johnson's freedom, spearheaded by the clemency foundation CAN-DO, friends and family.
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Subsequently, England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB ) confirmed that both Ball and Stokes have started the recovery process. Jake Ball , the Nottinghamshire seamer who featured in the Ashes, has been called up to the squad as cover.
Shortly after Johnson's commute was announced, Kardashian's family sent her messages of support on social, with Kris Jenner pulling a total #proudmom move.
"I knew it had to be some news..." A lawyer for Johnson did not immediately respond to ABC News' requests for comment.
The events leading up to Johnson's offenses included divorce and the loss of her job at Fedex.
The White House said Johnson accepted responsibility and has been a model prisoner, serving as a mentor to inmates. She also recalled the moment she found out her life sentence was over. Trump confirmed the visit in a tweet: "Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and sentencing". According to her interview with CNN's Van Jones on Thursday, Trump wouldn't have used Kardashian West to enhance his credibility.
"Kanye West must have some power because you probably saw I doubled my African American poll numbers". Really, very proud. We want - like we do with veterans choice, we want the finest - the finest prison reform that you can have anywhere.
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He gave the famed Wood brothers their 99th career win last season, a ride strengthened by an alliance with Team Penske. Consider, Harvick was 40th last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway as Busch celebrated his fourth win of the season.
Johnson, 63, was sentenced to life in prison on federal drug possession and money laundering charges after being convicted in Tennessee in 1996.
Kardashian West and Trump, both reality-television stars, have been acquainted for some time.
Kardashian welcomed the commutation of Johnson's sentence with a tweet.
Last month, the president posthumously pardoned the boxer Jack Johnson after the actor Sylvester Stallone raised his case with him.
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A Texas man is recovering in hospital after being bitten by a rattlesnake's head - after it had been chopped from its body. Mrs Sutcliffe said her husband needed 26 doses of antivenom, where a normal patient gets two to four doses.