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Four federal prosecutors resign as DOJ intervenes in Roger Stone sentencing recommendation

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1 month ago - Tuesday 2/11/20 - 8:52:31 PM EST (GMT-5)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nati...

All four career prosecutors handling the case against Roger Stone withdrew from the legal proceedings Tuesday — and one quit his job entirely — after the Justice Department signaled it planned to undercut their sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s longtime friend and confidant.

The sudden and dramatic moves came after prosecutors and their superiors had argued for days over the appropriate penalty for Stone, and exposed what some career Justice Department employees say is a continuing pattern of the historically independent law enforcement institution being bent to Trump’s political will.
1 month ago - Wednesday 2/12/20 - 9:47:45 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yeah, this is just gonna keep happening until the election (or the end of his next term).
1 month ago - Thursday 2/13/20 - 4:02:03 AM EST (GMT-5)
Attorney General Barr To Testify In House Amid Criticism Over Roger Stone Case
"Trump said Tuesday that he hadn't asked the Justice Department for a reduced sentence for Stone. He declined to comment when asked whether he was considering a pardon for his ally." ...
1 month ago - Thursday 2/13/20 - 8:15:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Wednesday 2/12/20 - 9:47:45 PM Rik_Khaos wrote:
Yeah, this is just gonna keep happening until the election (or the end of his next term).


Maybe, but I don't think it's helpful to become complacent about things like this. I have actually never in my life heard of all the federal prosecutors resigning from a case in protest because the president insisted on exerting improper influence on the proceedings.

Crickets from the resident conservatives about yet another example of their president acting like a mob boss, of course.
1 month ago - Thursday 2/13/20 - 8:52:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
Cricket
Cricket
1 month ago - Thursday 2/13/20 - 8:53:06 PM EST (GMT-5)
England gets beat by South Africa!
1 month ago - Friday 2/14/20 - 10:19:24 AM EST (GMT-5)
1 month ago - Friday 2/14/20 - 11:02:49 AM EST (GMT-5)

1 month ago - Friday 2/14/20 - 12:12:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
You know it's bad when Barr has to throw a limp-wristed barb at his daddy in hopes that it will keep people from quitting.
1 month ago - Thursday 2/20/20 - 1:26:37 PM EST (GMT-5)
Stone got 40 months.
1 month ago - Thursday 2/20/20 - 1:27:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
is he serving it in some hard time prison or in martha stewart "prison"?
1 month ago - Thursday 2/20/20 - 1:37:08 PM EST (GMT-5)
Three years and four months for trying his hardest to subvert US democracy, and lying to congress about it in order to cover up for the president. There are people in prison far longer for possession of less than an ounce of weed.
1 month ago - Thursday 2/20/20 - 3:31:25 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Thursday 2/20/20 - 1:37:08 PM birdsong4j wrote:
Three years and four months for trying his hardest to subvert US democracy, and lying to congress about it in order to cover up for the president. There are people in prison far longer for possession of less than an ounce of weed.

Hey, apparently you have a chance to get away with a pardon after subverting the US democracy if you liefor the president in order to cover up, so 40 months is not that bad!



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