Trump to give Posthumous Pardon to Historic Woman’s Suffrage Pioneer Susan B. Anthony

Historic figure Susan B. Anthony will receive a Presidential pardon, President Trump has announced.

Anthony, a leader in the woman’s suffrage movement was arrested in 1872 aftervoting illegally.

She was sentenced to pay a fine of $100 as well as court costs.

The New Yorker described her trial that took place in 1873 as “the greatest judicial outrage history has ever recorded.”

Monday, Trump teased reporters that he would soon pardon someone “very, very important.”

On Tuesday, Trump noted “she was never pardoned. Did you know that?” He then asked reporters “What took so long?”