Stories tagged: "Roger Stone"

In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, Roger Stone arrives for his sentencing at federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The ‘Law and Order’ President Keeps Getting His Convicted Friends Off the Hook

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his investigation as “of paramount importance" and added: "Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes. He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so."

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2019, file photo Roger Stone leaves federal court in Washington. A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, that Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of his sentencing because of his relationship with the president.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Bombshell Claim: Roger Stone Got Off Easy Due to Political Pressure Inside DOJ

“What I heard—repeatedly—was that Roger Stone was being treated differently from any other defendant because of his relationship to the president."

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Roger Stone Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

“He was not prosecuted, as some have complained, for standing up for the president," said Judge Amy Berman Jackson. "He was prosecuted for covering up for the president.”

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Why Today’s DOJ Resignations Are ‘A Break-Glass-In-Case-Of-Fire’ Moment

Prosecutors in the federal case against Roger Stone recommended seven to nine years prison time. Shortly after the president criticized the recommendation, senior DOJ officials intervened.