The Trump administration has carried out its ninth federal execution of the year in what has been a first series of executions during a presidential lame-duck period in 130 years.
- Brandon Bernard received a lethal injection in an Indiana prison
- Kim Kardashian West was among a number of high-profile figures to appeal for President Donald Trump to commute his death sentence
- The last execution that occured during a lame-duck presidential period was in the 1890s
Brandon Bernard, who was a…