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Judge orders government to explain 'scope' of Roger Stone commutation

A federal judge on Monday ordered the government to explain the “scope” of President Trump’s commutation of longtime GOP operative Roger Stone.

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9:52am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Andy McCarthy: How Stone's commutation compares to 'infamous' presidential pardons

Andy McCarthy weighs in on President Trump commuting Roger Stone's sentence and how it compares to other presidential pardons

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9:37am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Can Congress investigate Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's sentence?

Can Congress investigate Trump's Roger Stone commutation?

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9:16am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Trump faces bipartisan backlash for Roger Stone commutation

President Trump is facing bipartisan backlash over his intervention in the criminal case of his longtime ally Roger Stone. The president commuted Stone's sentence on seven felony convictions, and Stone told Axios he plans to campaign for Mr. Trump's reelectio…

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9:10am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Rep. Waters on Roger Stone, and attacks on Black Lives Matter

Donald Trump's sentence commutation for Roger Stone is slammed by Rep. Maxine Waters, as many comment on Stone not serving any time in prison for federal crimes, versus what poor and African-American people face in the criminal justice system.

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4:50pm PDT - July 12th, 2020

Republican senator to allow Robert Mueller testimony

Move comes after former special counsel defended his investigation into collusion between President Trump and Russia.

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2:32pm PDT - July 12th, 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Graham to Call Special Counsel Mueller to Testify - The Wall Street Journal

  1. Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Graham to Call Special Counsel Mueller to Testify  The Wall Street Journal
  2. Lindsey Graham says he will ask Mueller to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee  CNN
  3. Graham says he will call Mueller …

    commutation - The Wall Street Journal
    11:35am PDT - July 12th, 2020

An Indefensible Commutation

It is another indication of Trump's perverse view of the law — and another reminder of the loathsome characters he’s always surrounded himself with.

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10:32am PDT - July 12th, 2020

Schiff: Supporters of rule of law ’nauseated’ by Trump letting Roger Stone go free

“Friends of the president’s, accomplices of this president, they get off scot-free,” the California Democrat said.

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10:17am PDT - July 12th, 2020

Rep. Swalwell: Trump’s cronyism is ‘flooding the swamp’

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California says that considering the shortened sentence Barr obtained for Roger Stone, Trump’s act of clemency is “a commutation on top of the commutation.”

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8:52am PDT - July 12th, 2020

Adam Schiff on Roger Stone commutation: "Republicans won't stand up for the rule of law"

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) criticized Republicans for not speaking out against President Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence, pointing out on ABC's "This Week" that Stone was convicted for lying to a GOP-led committee.The…

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8:01am PDT - July 12th, 2020

Democrats blast Trump for Stone commutation - Reuters

Democrats condemned Trump's decision to commute Roger Stone's prison sentence as an assault on the rule of law. Fred Katayama reports.

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5:48pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

'Historic corruption': 2 Republican senators denounce Trump's commutation of Stone

GOP lawmakers have been mostly silent about the commutation.

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5:11pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Robert Mueller defends Russia investigation, Stone indictment in rare op-ed

“Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes,” Mueller said in a Washington Post op-ed published Saturday.

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5:10pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Mueller speaks out on Roger Stone commutation: "He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so"

Former special counsel Robert Mueller responded to claims from President Trump and his allies that Roger Stone was a "victim" in the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, writing in a Washington Post op-ed publishe…

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4:07pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Trump Spares Stone from Imprisonment, Sparking Howls from Amnesiac Democrats

One-time defenders of unsavory Clinton and Obama pardons are outraged by the president’s commutation of his old associate’s 40-month sentence.

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2:10pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Rep. Dean: ‘Trump is corrupt, but he’s not above the law’

Democratic Representative Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania says Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone reflects “a president desperately afraid as the walls close in on him.”

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11:20am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Mitt Romney calls Trump's Roger Stone commutation 'unprecedented, historic corruption' - USA TODAY

  1. Mitt Romney calls Trump's Roger Stone commutation 'unprecedented, historic corruption'  USA TODAY
  2. Trump commutes Roger Stone's sentence. Here's why he did it  CNN
  3. What Could Be More Impeachable Than Clemency for Roger Stone?  Bloom…

    commutation - USA Today
    9:18am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Anti-Trump camp in meltdown over VIDEO of dancing Roger Stone after his prison term’s commuted

Political huckster Roger Stone celebrated the commutation of his prison sentence in typically flamboyant style: by gyrating to music in a video that went viral and hit a raw nerve with his opponents and those of President Trump. Read Full Article at RT.com

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8:49am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Romney calls Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's sentence "historic corruption"

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Saturday tweeted a scathing response to President Trump's Friday night commutation of former associate Roger Stone's prison sentence, calling the move "[u]nprecedented, historic corruption."Why it matters: Romney has emerged as th…

commutation - Axios
6:52am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Trump defends Stone commutation while assailing Russia investigation, Jeff Sessions

“Roger Stone was targeted by an illegal Witch Hunt that never should have taken place," Trump tweeted.

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6:38am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Roger Stone: Critics blast Trump for commuting ex-adviser's jail term

Democrats condemn the US president's decision to spare ex-adviser and friend Roger Stone from prison.

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12:42am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Goldman on Roger Stone: Trump basically commuted a co-conspirator

Fmr. Asst. U.S. Attorney Daniel Goldman reacts to the shocking commutation of Roger Stone by Trump just months before he faces re-election.

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8:29pm PDT - July 10th, 2020

Rucker: Trump sees case against Stone as a case against himself

Philip Rucker of The Washington Post reacts to the commutation of Roger Stone who was convicted of lying to Congress.

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8:20pm PDT - July 10th, 2020

Debunking 12 lies and falsehoods from the White House statement on Roger Stone's commutation

President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend and political adviser Roger Stone on Friday, days before Stone was required to begin his 40-month prison term for lying to Congress about the Trump campaign's ties to WikiLeaks.

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8:10pm PDT - July 10th, 2020