• Roger Stone accuses prosecutor on Robert Mueller's team of pressuring him to lie and implicate the president

    Roger Stone accuses prosecutor on Robert Mueller's team of pressuring him to lie and implicate the president

    Flamboyant Republican operative Roger Stone has accused Robert Mueller’s team of pressuring him to change his story and implicate the president, in order to avoid a prison sentence. Stone, 67, was to begin a 40-month prison sentence on Friday evening when Donald Trump announced he was commuting Stone’s sentence. Stone had been found guilty of …
  • Graham to Call Robert Mueller to Testify after Op-Ed Defending Roger Stone Prosecution

    Graham to Call Robert Mueller to Testify after Op-Ed Defending Roger Stone Prosecution

    Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said Sunday that he will grant Democrats’ request to have former special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election before the committee. Graham’s surprising statement came a day after Mueller broke his silence to defend his office’s prosecution of …
  • Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history'

    Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history'

    Democrats tore into President Trump on Friday after he commuted the prison sentence of longtime confidant Roger Stone, who was set to be behind bars for over three years starting next week.  The president’s decision marked the finale of months-long “will he, won’t he” speculation over if or how Trump would intervene in Stone’s case, …
  • BAM! President Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence

    BAM! President Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence

    President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the 40-month prison sentence of seasoned Republican operative Roger Stone just days before his term was scheduled to commence, the White House announced. A source familiar with the matter told Breitbart News that the president called Stone earlier Friday to tell him of his plans to commute his sentence. Stone …
  • Member of Mueller Team to Testify that DOJ Pressured Prosecutors to Treat Roger Stone ‘More Leniently’

    Member of Mueller Team to Testify that DOJ Pressured Prosecutors to Treat Roger Stone ‘More Leniently’

    A federal prosecutor will testify to Congress on Wednesday that the Justice Department exerted “heavy pressure” on prosecutors in Roger Stone’s criminal trial to request a more lenient sentence for Stone. Aaron Zelinsky, an assistant U.S. attorney in Maryland who was formerly assigned to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, will testify to the House Judiciary …
  • Roger Stone Appeals Conviction for Lying to Investigators

    Roger Stone Appeals Conviction for Lying to Investigators

    Political operative and former Trump adviser Roger Stone on Thursday filed an appeal of his conviction for lying to federal investigators in the Mueller investigation. Stone’s attorneys did not offer any arguments directly disputing his guilt or three-year prison sentence, but argued that Judge Amy Jackson had improperly dismissed Stone’s request for a retrial. That …
  • Roger Stone: With coronavirus, my jail time is 'essentially a death sentence'

    Roger Stone: With coronavirus, my jail time is 'essentially a death sentence'

    Roger Stone told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Friday night that his upcoming prison sentence would essentially be a “death sentence” due to underlying health problems amid the coronavirus pandemic. Stone’s interview with Carlson came after a 16-month gag order on the longtime Republican operative was lifted this week. The order was lifted as …