Chris Christie asked Trump to pardon this former CEO. The president just did.

Chris Christie asked Trump to pardon this former CEO. The president just did.

WASHINGTON— A former corporate chief executive who spent his post-prison years helping inmates return to society received a pardonfrom President Donald Trump on Tuesday at the urging of former Gov. Chris Christie.Christie and long-time ally Jeff Chiesa, a former state attorney generaland interim U.S. senator, represented Ariel Friedler, the founder and former CEO of Virginia-based Symplicity Corp., in his application for a pardon. They submitted the request for a pardon more than a year ago.Trump called Christie on Friday and they discussed the pardon for the first time, the former governor to…

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