The former Mayor of the City of Detroit has been in jail for several years now for misuse of office among other offenses. Since his sentencing of 28 years in prison, Peter Karmanos has been on Kilpatrick's side since the sentencing to find a way to set him free.

So, who better to go to than the President of the United States, right? Peter Karmanos, a longtime friend of President Trump and Kwame Kilpatrick, has already begun the process to request clemency for the former Detroit Mayor. A move that would be the latest in a slew of high profiled pardons by President Trump.

Speaking to reporters from WDIV Detroit, former Governor Rick Schneider believes the charges and time fit the crime. We'll keep you updated.