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Mueller prosecutor will testify that DOJ leaders sought a weaker sentence for Roger Stone because they were ‘afraid of the president’

A Justice Department prosecutor who worked on the government’s case against the former GOP strategist Roger Stone will testify to Congress this week that senior leadership improperly interfered in Stone’s sentencing recommendation for political reasons. The prosecutor, Aaron Zelinsky, worked on the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s team during the […]
Mueller prosecutor will testify that DOJ leaders sought a weaker sentence for Roger Stone because they were ‘afraid of the president’
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Here are the most explosive revelations from the newly released, less redacted version of the Mueller report

A less redacted version of the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation reveals damaging new details about the Trump campaign’s knowledge of WikiLeaks’ document dumps during the 2016 election. Multiple top Trump campaign aides told investigators that Trump himself, then the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, knew […]
Here are the most explosive revelations from the newly released, less redacted version of the Mueller report
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7 times Roger Stone has looked like a perfect Bond villain

On Thursday, Roger Stone wore round dark glasses and a top hat as he received his 40-month sentence after being convicted of witness tampering, false statements, and obstruction of justice,Business Insider previously reported. Aside from obstructing justice, Stone is also known for making odd fashion choices, such as his round […]
7 times Roger Stone has looked like a perfect Bond villain
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A group of federal judges will hold an emergency meeting over Trump’s role in the DOJ’s sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone

An association of federal judges will convene for an urgent meeting Trump’s interference in the Department of Justice’s sentencing of Roger Stone, USA Today reported. The DOJ leadership overruled their prosecutors’ sentencing recommendation of seven to nine years in prison for Stone, who was convicted in November on seven charges […]
A group of federal judges will hold an emergency meeting over Trump’s role in the DOJ’s sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone
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More than 2,000 former Justice Department officials have signed the letter calling for William Barr’s resignation after his handling of Roger Stone’s sentencing

More than 2,000 former Justice Department officials signed on to a letter Sunday that called for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr. Barr has faced criticism over the handling of sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone, the longtime Republican adviser and Trump ally, who was convicted last year on seven […]
More than 2,000 former Justice Department officials have signed the letter calling for William Barr’s resignation after his handling of Roger Stone’s sentencing
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Federal prosecutors reportedly fear pursuing new cases involving Trump because he might weaponize the Justice Department against them

Federal prosecutors told The New York Times they are increasingly wary about pursuing cases relating to President Donald Trump. They said the intervention from top Justice Department officials to reduce the recommended sentence for former Trump advisor Roger Stone earlier this week had increased their concern. On Monday, the entire […]
Federal prosecutors reportedly fear pursuing new cases involving Trump because he might weaponize the Justice Department against them
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‘Can’t recall a worse day for DOJ’: Trump’s acquittal fuels his ‘dictatorial’ instincts as he obliterates the Justice Department’s last shred of independence

Since President Donald Trump was acquitted last week in his impeachment trial, he and Attorney General William Barr have carried out a series of targeted firings and legal interventions that have the Justice Department in turmoil. “Can’t recall a worse day for DOJ and line prosecutors,” a former prosecutor told […]
‘Can’t recall a worse day for DOJ’: Trump’s acquittal fuels his ‘dictatorial’ instincts as he obliterates the Justice Department’s last shred of independence
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The prosecutors on Roger Stone’s case withdrew en masse after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them

All four prosecutors overseeing the US government’s case against the longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone withdrew themselves from the case Tuesday after senior Justice Department officials publicly overruled their sentencing recommendation for Stone. The shocking public rebuke came after President Donald Trump weighed in on the prosecutors’ initial sentencing recommendation, […]
The prosecutors on Roger Stone’s case withdrew en masse after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them
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Prosecutors withdraw from Roger Stone’s case after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them to seek a lesser sentence for Stone

All four prosecutors who were part of the team of Justice Department lawyers handling the US government’s case against the longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone withdrew from the case on Tuesday. The withdrawals came after senior DOJ leadership publicly rebuked the prosecutors and sought to lower their initial sentencing recommendation […]
Prosecutors withdraw from Roger Stone’s case after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them to seek a lesser sentence for Stone
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In closing remarks, Michael Cohen says his loyalty to Trump cost him ‘everything’

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime former lawyer and fixer, appeared before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday for a blockbuster hearing about his relationship with the president. During his hearing, Cohen called Trump a “racist,” a “cheat,” and a “con-man” who engaged in criminal conduct while in office. Follow along […]
In closing remarks, Michael Cohen says his loyalty to Trump cost him ‘everything’
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Roger Stone says Trump’s presidency is in danger, calls Mueller’s Russia probe a ‘speeding bullet’ heading for president’s head

Roger Stone appears to think Donald Trump’s presidency is facing grave danger from the special counsel Robert Mueller. Stone in an interview on Tuesday said Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference is a “speeding bullet heading for” Trump’s head. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earlier this week suggested Mueller’s investigation, […]
Roger Stone says Trump’s presidency is in danger, calls Mueller’s Russia probe a ‘speeding bullet’ heading for president’s head
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Roger Stone allegedly threatened to kidnap a witness’s therapy dog

Roger Stone, a former campaign adviser for Donald Trump, was indicted and arrested on Friday. The indictment said that in a reference to the movie “Godfather II” Stone told an associate identified as “Person 2” that they “should do a ‘Frank Pentangeli'” before the House Intelligence Committee “in order to […]
Roger Stone allegedly threatened to kidnap a witness’s therapy dog
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The special counsel dropped a huge bombshell in Roger Stone’s indictment, and it’s bad news for Trump

Friday’s indictment against the longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone, who was a senior Trump campaign strategist, contains several significant revelations. Chief among them is the special counsel Robert Mueller’s contention that a “senior Trump Campaign official was directed” to contact Stone about “any additional releases” from WikiLeaks, as well as […]
The special counsel dropped a huge bombshell in Roger Stone’s indictment, and it’s bad news for Trump
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Read the full indictment of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone

Roger Stone, a former Trump campaign adviser, has been arrested and indicted in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Mueller’s office charged Stone with obstructing investigations, making false statement, and witness tampering. Read the full indictment below. President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser Roger Stone was […]
Read the full indictment of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone
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Mueller indicts former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone on charges of obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering

The special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser and longtime Republican operative Roger Stone on seven counts related to witness tampering, obstruction, and false statements. Stone was arrested in Florida early Friday after a Washington, DC, grand jury handed down the indictment. The charging document […]
Mueller indicts former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone on charges of obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering
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The Mueller report is here — here are all the known contacts between the campaign and Russian government-linked people or entities

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe report didn’t find sufficient evidence to charge anyone from President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign with conspiracy for coordinating with Russia to influence the 2016 election. Since May 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller investigated Russian government interference in the 2016 election and possible coordination between […]
The Mueller report is here — here are all the known contacts between the campaign and Russian government-linked people or entities
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Trump may be guilty of witness tampering after Roger Stone tweet, legal experts say

President Donald Trump on Monday was accused of violating a law against witness tampering after a controversial tweet about his former campaign chairman Roger Stone. Stone over the weekend said he would “never” testify against the president as part of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and the Trump […]
Trump may be guilty of witness tampering after Roger Stone tweet, legal experts say
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Roger Stone says Jerome Corsi committed a crime by reportedly lying to the FBI

GOP strategist Roger Stone told INSIDER his close associate, Jerome Corsi, committed a crime when he reportedly lied to federal investigators about email correspondences with Stone and the American academic Ted Malloch. Corsi rejected a plea deal from the special counsel Robert Mueller this week because he would have had […]
Roger Stone says Jerome Corsi committed a crime by reportedly lying to the FBI
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Mueller reportedly has potentially damning emails between Roger Stone and Jerome Corsi that throw a wrench in their claims about WikiLeaks

The special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly has several emails from 2016 between the GOP strategist Roger Stone and the far-right commentator Jerome Corsi. In the emails, the two men discuss WikiLeaks’ upcoming document dump. In one email, sent three days after WikiLeaks published its first batch of hacked Democratic National […]
Mueller reportedly has potentially damning emails between Roger Stone and Jerome Corsi that throw a wrench in their claims about WikiLeaks
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New text messages show Roger Stone associate Randy Credico may have known more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plans during the 2016 election

NBC News published previously unseen text messages between the GOP strategist Roger Stone and the radio host Randy Credico that appear to indicate Credico knew more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plan to publish hacked Democratic emails during the 2016 election. Credico told INSIDER the text messages did […]
New text messages show Roger Stone associate Randy Credico may have known more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plans during the 2016 election
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Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Roger Stone associate knew Clinton campaign emails had been stolen and given to WikiLeaks

The special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly has evidence suggesting that a close associate of Roger Stone may have had advance knowledge that emails belonging to the Hillary Clinton campaign were hacked and handed to WikiLeaks. Mueller’s team is also investigating whether the associate, Jerome Corsi, passed that information along to […]
Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Roger Stone associate knew Clinton campaign emails had been stolen and given to WikiLeaks
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Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone

Special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on the GOP strategist Roger Stone. Mueller’s questions likely focus on whether Manafort has any knowledge of whether or not Stone knew in advance of WikiLeaks’ plans to dump batches of hacked emails from the Democratic National […]
Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone
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Roger Stone says he could be indicted by Mueller

Longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone said he thinks “it is a possibility” he could be indicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Stone has drawn scrutiny for being in touch with WikiLeaks and the Russia-linked hacker Guccifer 2.0 during the 2016 election. He also said he “communicated” […]
Roger Stone says he could be indicted by Mueller
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A ‘significant figure’ linked to Roger Stone has been compelled to testify in the Russia probe as Mueller homes in on the DNC hack

The special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Ted Malloch, a controversial academic with ties to Republican strategist Roger Stone and Brexit leader Nigel Farage, to testify in the Russia probe. Malloch said investigators questioned him about his relationship with Stone, his involvement in President Donald Trump’s campaign, and whether he […]
A ‘significant figure’ linked to Roger Stone has been compelled to testify in the Russia probe as Mueller homes in on the DNC hack
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13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics

If you feel like you want to binge on some Netflix documentaries but broaden your knowledge of politics at the same time, we’ve got you covered. Netflix has an array of political documentary shows and films – many of which are among some of the best ever made. The documentaries […]
13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics
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Roger Stone distances himself from Sam Nunberg after his wild media blitz

Republican strategist and former Trump adviser Roger Stone said Tuesday he was not involved in former campaign aide Sam Nunberg’s freewheeling media blitz before, during, or after the fact. Stone also said that he had no prior knowledge of WikiLeaks’ disclosures during the 2016 presidential election. “There is one trick […]
Roger Stone distances himself from Sam Nunberg after his wild media blitz