Article from The Hill by Alexander Bolton.

Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (Ill.) — the No. 2 Senate Democrat — says he supports a compromise compromise criminal justice reform bill that Republican colleagues presented to President Trump and senior White House officials three weeks ago.

Durbin becomes the first Democratic senator to support the legislation, which would combine a House-passed prison reform bill with sentencing reform provisions from the Senate’s Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.

The compromise is being pushed by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).

Durbin endorsed merging the House-passed First Step Act, which some Democrats have criticized, with four provisions from the Senate’s sentencing reform bill.

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