Federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C., recommenced 7 to 9 years in prison for President Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone on Monday evening, and early Tuesday morning, Trump called that “a horrible and very unfair situation.” A jury found Stone guilty on all seven charges of lying to Congress, obstruction of justice, and witness tampering in November, and Stone is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 20. Trump’s claim that he — or someone? — “cannot allow this miscarriage of justice!” suggests Stone might get a presidential pardon or commutation of his sentence. Earlier Monday, Trump suggested drug dealers should get the death penalty.
This is a horrible and very unfair situation. The real crimes were on the other side, as nothing happens to them. Cannot allow this miscarriage of justice! https://t.co/rHPfYX6Vbv
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 11, 2020
by Peter Weber