Every Prosecutor On Roger Stone’s Case Quits In Protest After DOJ Lightens Sentencing
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The Justice Department will backtrack on its request that longtime President Trump confidant Roger Stone get up to nine years in prison, a senior department official said, contradicting its own federal prosecutors in a highly unusual and politically charged move, in the video “DOJ backtracks on Roger Stone prison sentence request“, below:
Every prosecutor in Roger Stone’s criminal case abruptly resigned from the case on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, after the Justice Department said it planned to reduce its recommended 7 to 9 years sentence for the longtime Trump ally, in the video “Every Prosecutor On Roger Case Quits In Protest After DOJ Lightens Sentencing Recommendation, MSNBC“, below:
Roger Stone, the sixth former associate of President Trump to be convicted on charges stemming from the Mueller probe, is again at the center of controversy. Federal prosecutors recommended Stone be sentenced to seven to nine years in prison, but senior Justice Department officials intervened. Now, all four line prosecutors quit the case. John Yang talks to The Washington Post’s Matt Zapotosky, in the video “The ‘remarkable’ DOJ controversy over Roger Stone’s sentencing“, below:
The four federal prosecutors who took the case against longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone to trial withdrew their involvement Tuesday after top Justice Department officials disavowed and undercut them by reducing the government’s recommended sentence against Stone, in the video “All 4 federal prosecutors quit Roger Stone case“, below:
Rachel Maddow looks at what has turned out to be prescient advice from Masha Gessen and Timothy Snyder about the necessity of institutions in preserving democracy, and the necessity of engaged citizens in protecting those institutions from a threatening autocracy like the Donald Trump presidency, in the video “Experts Warn Democracies Facing Autocracy: Protect Your Institutions, Rachel Maddow, MSNBC“, below:
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) joins Hallie Jackson to discuss the President’s intervention in Department of Justice business as well as Trump’s attacks on her home state, New York. Gillibrand says that the trusted traveler restrictions imposed on New York residents are “political payback in its worst form.” in the video “Senator Kristen Gillibrand Open To Impeaching Atty. Gen. Barr, Hallie Jackson, MSNBC“, below:
When asked what he learned from impeachment, Trump stated it was that the Democrats are ‘crooked.’ The Morning Joe panel discusses Trump’s remarks and actions since his acquittal, in the video “Trump Defends Stone, Attacks Judges And Prosecutors, Morning Joe, MSNBC“, below:
So, how do Americans feel about this corruption right in the open?!
This is definitely a new level of scary.
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