'Tiger King' Joe Exotic was jailed for trying to have an animal rights activist murdered.
Representatives for Joe Exotic reportedly ran up a $10,000 bill at one of Donald Trump’s hotels, as part of a campaign to persuade the president to pardon him.
Joe Exotic and his representatives have been running an extensive campaign to get Donald Trump to pardon the Tiger King star.
According to his representative Eric Love, Exotic’s legal team has been corresponding with officials in Washington DC in connection with arranging a pardon from Trump.
An anonymous organiser told the publication that Exotic’s team had spent around $10,000 during a visit to the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
This month, Republican Florida congressman Matt Gaetz appeared on Fox News to say that he thinks Trump should pardon Exotic, as well as himself, before he leaves office in January.
Gaetz suggested the president should self-pardon to combat “radical left bloodlust”, and added: “President Trump should pardon Michael Flynn, he should pardon the Thanksgiving turkey, he should pardon everyone, from himself to his administration officials to Joe Exotic if he has to.”. »