“President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone… The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia.” AP News
The left is critical of the commutation.
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