Michigan lawmaker traveling to White House to request clemency for Kwame Kilpatrick

A Michigan lawmaker will visit the White House to request clemency for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Michigan State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo will travel to Washington D.C., as a part of a Black History Month event. In an email newsletter, Rep. Gay-Dagnogo says she was invited by President Trump to attend the event and will discuss possible clemency for the former Detroit mayor. She says she will be delivering a letter to President Trump “signed by several Detroit Caucus Members, Elected Officials, and Ecumenical Leaders.”