In a move that was both widely expected and staggeringly corrupt, almost without American precedent, President Donald Trump granted commutation to longtime friend, adviser, and convicted felon Roger Stone
- Vanity Fair - Charlotte Klein
- Ken Yeung
Everything about President Trump's clemency of his longtime friend and campaign adviser Roger Stone. Set to report to prison in a few days, Stone was convicted on seven counts, including witness tampering and lying to investigators. Trump criticized the prosecution claiming that it was a political maneuver by Democrats. What the latest move by the president to help associates escape justice means and reactions from not only lawmakers but also former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
- Forbes - Jack Brewster
Stone was days away from serving a 40-month jail sentence for seven felony crimes, including lying to Congress and witness tampering in his attempt to obstruct former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s
- Guardian US - Joanna Walters in New York
Outrage is growing among opponents of Donald Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence of his longtime friend and notorious Republican fixer Roger Stone. Special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in