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Trump commutes prison sentence of ally Roger Stone – White House

Jul 11, 2020 - 10:53 AM

Trump's action immediately brings new charges that the president intervenes freely in the US justice system to help friends and allies and punish critics and perceived enemies

ROGER STONE. In this file photo taken on February 21, 2019, former campaign advisor to US President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, arrives at US District Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Roger Stone gets 40 months in prison amid Trump meddling row

Feb 21, 2020 - 8:35 AM

The self-avowed 'dirty trickster' is convicted of lying in testimony to Congress about acting as an intermediary between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

LIGHT SENTENCE. In this file photo Roger Stone, former adviser to US President Donald Trump, enters the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House on November 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Rwetynolds/AFP

Trump commutes corrupt former politician's sentence

Feb 19, 2020 - 10:08 AM

Rod Blagojevich was convicted of essentially selling the senator's seat that had been vacated when Barack Obama won the US presidency in 2008

POTUS. US President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on empowering families with education choice at the White House on December 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Facing stiff sentence, Trump adviser Stone seeks new trial

Feb 15, 2020 - 9:01 AM

The request comes days after United States President Donald Trump tweeted in support of Roger Stone

Political Strategist Roger Stone stands outside the hearing room prior to testimony by Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 11, 2018. - Google chief executive Sundar Pichai will be grilled by US lawmakers over allegations of "political bias" by the internet giant, concerns over data security and its domination of internet search. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Justice chief blasts Trump's tweets for making job 'impossible'

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:58 AM

'I think it's time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases,' says US Attorney General Bill Barr

Trump under fire for intervening in Roger Stone case

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:28 PM

4 government attorneys who prosecuted Stone resign from the case after their original sentence proposal for 7 to 9 years is reversed by the department following a critical late-night tweet from Trump

LIGHT SENTENCE. In this file photo Roger Stone, former adviser to US President Donald Trump, enters the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House on November 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Rwetynolds/AFP

U.S. prosecutors ask for 7-9 years in jail for Trump confidant Stone

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:19 AM

Stone is guilty on charges related to his efforts to spare the president embarrassment over the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election

JAIL TIME. Political Strategist Roger Stone stands outside the hearing room prior to testimony by Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 11, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

The Mueller report is out, but the probes continue

Apr 20, 2019 - 9:15 AM

The final report from the probe makes clear that more than a dozen other cases, most of them secret, remain in the pipeline

RELEASED. An illustration shows printed pages of the Mueller Report at an office on April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hambach / AFP

Ex-Trump adviser Stone indicted in Mueller probe

Jan 25, 2019 - 7:57 PM

(UPDATED) It is the first indictment in months by the special prosecutor probing Russian efforts to tip the 2016 US election toward Donald Trump and whether he and his people tried to obstruct justice

ARRESTED. This file photo shows political Strategist Roger Stone stands outside the hearing room during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 11, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP