DOJ to Curtail Roger Stone Sentencing Recommendation

Posted on AllSides February 11th, 2020
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The Department of Justice will decrease the sentencing recommendation federal prosecutors made for Roger Stone, it announced on Tuesday, a few hours after President Donald Trump criticized the recommendation in a tweet.

“The Department was shocked to see the sentencing recommendation in the filing in the Stone case last night,” an unnamed senior Justice official told Fox News. “The sentencing recommendation was not what had been briefed to the Department.”

Federal prosecutors recommended that Stone should be sentenced to between 87 and 108 months in prison following his conviction on...

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