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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 12:17 PM

11. Oregon ranchers pardoned by Trump fly home on Pence donor's private jet

Hat tip, Joe.My.God: Extremist Ranchers Fly Home On Pence Donorís Jet

Oregon ranchers pardoned by Trump fly home on Pence donor's private jet

BY JUSTIN WISE - 07/12/18 11:57 AM EDT

© Protect the Harvest

One day after President Trump pardoned two Oregon ranchers who were at the center of a 40-day armed standoff, the pair flew home on the private jet of an oil company founder who once donated $50,000 to Vice President Pence.

The ranchers, Dwight and Steven Hammond, made the trip on Wednesday with Lucas Oil founder Forrest Lucas, according to a post on Protect the Harvest's Facebook page, a nonprofit founded by Lucas. ... The Hammonds were convicted in 2012 and sentenced to five years in prison on arson charges. The two had set a series of fires on their ranch that spread to federal land.

Lucas reportedly donated $50,000 to Pence and his wife while Pence was running for governor of Indiana. According to the Times, Lucas also gave Pence two tickets worth $774 to attend an Indianapolis Colts game in 2017.

Lucas, whose company also reportedly owns the naming rights to the NFL team's Lucas Oil Stadium, has lobbied extensively against animal-rights activists. The Times reported that Lucas used Protect the Harvest to lobby for the Hammonds' release.

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