us–iraq soldier charged-pardon request

Oklahoma attorney general asks President Trump to pardon US soldier

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's attorney general is renewing his request that President Trump pardon a former U.S. solider from Oklahoma convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner.Attorney General Mike Hunter supports a pardon for former Army Lt. Michael Behenna, first requesting one in February 2018.Behenna was convicted in 2009 of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone after killing a suspected al-Qaida terrorist. He was paroled in 2014 and remains on parole until 2024.