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KLAS: “Controversy is still swirling” around Adam Laxalt’s lone vote against pardon for innocent man

Adam Laxalt’s lone vote against pardoning an innocent man, followed by grotesque excuses, is still being met with scathing criticism and negative press. The AG’s handling of the issue has even been called “very close to a disqualifying act” that “raised serious questions about Laxalt’s fitness for the state’s most important office.” That performance review describing Laxalt as “a train wreck” who “has judgment issues and doesn’t seem to understand what to do” keeps making more and more sense…

KLAS Las Vegas: Controversy surrounds Laxalt’s lone vote against pardon for Frederick Steese

By: Steve Sebelius
Posted: Nov 14, 2017

LAS VEGAS – Controversy is still swirling around Attorney General Adam Laxalt after he cast the lone vote against granting a pardon to a man who spent 21 years in prison after he was wrongfully convicted of murder.

Governor Brian Sandoval and all seven members of the Nevada Supreme Court voted to pardon Frederick Steese for the 1992 murder of a North Las Vegas man.

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