Walden meets with Hammond family

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden tweeted this photo Thursday of his meeting with the Hammond family.

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, has spoken to President Donald Trump about possible pardons for Oregon ranchers Dwight and Stephen Hammond.

On Thursday, Walden met with their family in Harney County.

He tweeted a photo, saying he was proud to tell them that the president was seriously considering the request.

Walden called their sentence unfair.

The Hammonds, father and son, remain in a federal prison serving time for an arson conviction.

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