Bradley ‘Chelsea’ Manning On Short List For Commutation

Chelsea Manning

Bradley ‘Chelsea’ Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified material is on the shortlist for commutation before Obama leaves office.

Manning is serving a 35-year jail sentence. A decision could come soon:

A decision could come as soon as Wednesday for Manning, who has tried to commit suicide twice this year and went on a hunger strike in a bid for gender reassignment surgery.

“I have more hope right now than I have the entire time since she was sentenced,” Manning’s aunt, Deborah Manning, told NBC News.

“I do think it’s the last hope for a while.”

Ed Snowden tweeted his support for the potential commutation: