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American political consultant, lobbyist

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Roger Stone: American political consultant, lobbyist
Roger Jason Stone is an American conservative political consultant, lobbyist, author, and convicted felon. In November 2019, subsequent to the Mueller Report and Special Counsel investigation, he was convicted on seven counts, including witness tampering and lying to investigators. On February 20, 2020, he was sentenced to 40 months in federal prison. However, incarceration was postponed due to deferment on a decision for a retrial.

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DOJ Prosecutor To Testify Higher Ups Improperly Interfered In Roger Stone Case [Video]

DOJ Prosecutor To Testify Higher Ups Improperly Interfered In Roger Stone Case

Justice Department prosecutor Aaron Zelinksy will testify to Congress this week about the sentencing of former GOP strategist Roger Stone. According to Business Insider, Zelinsky will say that senior..

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Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise [Video]

Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he does not expect a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of 2016 election interference to lead to criminal investigation of former..

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Judge Orders Roger Stone to Report to Prison Next Month

President Trump’s friend had sought a longer reprieve before he serves his sentence on seven felony convictions, citing the pandemic.
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AP Top Stories June 24 P

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 24th: Senate GOP police bill hits roadblock; Special treatment for Roger Stone alleged; Case against Michael Flynn dismissed; NY, NJ, and Conn. require..
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Ex-Stone prosecutor: DOJ 'cut' Stone a break

DOJ federal prosecutor testifies to the House Judiciary committee that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of his sentencing because of his..
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Roger Stone, set to report to prison next week, asks judge to postpone sentence because of coronavirus

The request, which the Justice Department does not oppose, comes after a prosecutor accused the agency of giving Stone favorable treatment.
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Career Justice Department attorneys to tell Congress leadership abused its power in Roger Stone case, other investigations

Two career attorneys at the Justice Department are expected to offer blistering criticisms of the agency's leadership during testimonies in Congress.
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Police reform bill, NBA season restart, Roger Stone case: 5 things to know Wednesday

Senate Dems plan to oppose GOP police reform bill, NBA players must decide if they will play in Orlando series and more things to start your Wednesday
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DOJ gave Roger Stone favorable treatment because he is an ally of the president, prosecutor says

Aaron Zelinsky, a former prosecutor in the Roger Stone case, said Justice Department leadership wanted prosecutors to "cut Stone a break."
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Mueller Report Redactions on Roger Stone Are Revealed

The Justice Department had kept them secret while it was investigating Mr. Stone. He was later convicted of seven felonies and sentenced to prison.
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Justice Dept. Unit That Prosecuted Roger Stone Is Reorganized

The overhaul of a division of the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington came at the end of a brief tenure as head of the office by a longtime adviser to Attorney General William P. Barr.
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Ex-prosecutor in case of Trump adviser Roger Stone issues rebuke of DOJ decision to drop Flynn case

Former prosecutor in case of Trump adviser Roger Stone blasts the DOJ decision to drop Michael Flynn's case, calling the move 'political patronage.'
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Roger Stone Was in Contact With Julian Assange in 2017, Documents Show

Mr. Stone, a longtime friend of President Trump, had denied such a relationship, but newly revealed court documents unveiled private exchanges.
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U.S. judge denies bid by Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone for new trial

A federal judge on Thursday denied a bid for a new trial by President Donald Trump's longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone after the veteran Republican operative accused the jury forewoman of being..
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Judge Denies Roger Stone’s Bid for a New Trial

The judge rejected the defense’s argument of juror bias in a politically fraught case in which President Trump publicly attacked his friend’s conviction.
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House panel seeks to interview the four career prosecutors who quit Roger Stone case

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political..
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U.S. judge seems skeptical about giving Trump adviser Stone a new trial

A U.S. judge on Tuesday signaled skepticism toward a bid by Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, to win a new trial based on claims that the jury forewoman was biased, even as..
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Judge in Roger Stone Case Warns About Attacks on Juror by Trump and Others

Judge Amy Berman Jackson held a hearing on the defense’s request for a new trial even as the president claimed the jury’s forewoman was biased.
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Citing Trump's tweets, judge in Roger Stone case said invading jurors' privacy can have 'chilling effect'

Judge Amy Berman Jackson is hearing Stone's motion for a new trial, which was filed after Trump accused a juror of bias.
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Juror identities must be protected in Stone trial, U.S. judge says

A U.S. judge on Tuesday warned lawyers representing President Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone to protect the privacy of the jurors who found him guilty ahead of a hearing in which the..
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Judge in Roger Stone Case Makes Juror Bias Hearing Public

Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who sentenced Mr. Stone last week, said that public interest in the case was sufficient to open up, with restrictions, a proceeding over questions of juror bias.
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Trump loyalist Roger Stone to ask U.S. judge for a new trial

U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone will urge a federal judge on Tuesday to grant him a new trial, after she sentenced him last week to serve more than three years in prison in a..
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U.S. judge rejects Roger Stone's request she be kicked off his case

A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a request by Roger Stone's lawyers that she be removed from the case in which she last week sentenced the long-time adviser to President Donald Trump to three..
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Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr

In lashing out at the prosecution of his adviser Roger Stone, the president once again disregarded the attorney general’s pleas to stop publicly commenting on individual cases involving his friends.
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Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

Trump ally Roger Stone has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and fined $20,000 on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress. AP's Mark Sherman breaks down the..
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Stone sentenced to 3-1/3 years, Trump signals no immediate pardon for adviser

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference..
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Trump adviser Stone sentenced to 3-1/3 years in prison for lying in Russia probe

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference..
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Judge calls Trump adviser Stone's threats intolerable as lawyer asks for mercy

A U.S. judge said on Thursday President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone engaged in intolerable intimidating conduct toward her but his lawyer asked that he get no prison time as he awaited..
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Roger Stone sentencing hearing underway

The 67-year-old political operative is the latest Trump ally to be convicted in cases stemming from the Russia investigation.
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Trump adviser Stone arrives at court as Washington braces for sentence

President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone on Thursday arrived at the federal courthouse where he is set to be sentenced after being convicted on charges including lying to a congressional..
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Factbox: Stone is one of dozens ensnared in Trump-Russia probe

Roger Stone, a long-time associate of President Donald Trump, was due to be sentenced on Thursday in a criminal case that sprang from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation that..
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Trump adviser Stone to be sentenced in case that has roiled Washington

President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone is set to be sentenced on Thursday after being convicted on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian interference in..
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Who is Amy Berman Jackson, judge in Roger Stone case who has been criticized by Trump and his allies?

The sentencing hearing Thursday of Trump ally Roger Stone puts the spotlight on Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is presiding over the case.
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Roger Stone sentencing, Trump rally tour, California's apology: 5 things to know Thursday

Roger Stone will be sentenced amid an outcry over political meddling, Trump continues his four-day western swing and more news to start your Thursday.
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'Angst, anger and disappointment': Roger Stone intervention stokes uncertainty across federal justice system

Prosecutors and judges have expressed concern about political intervention in criminal cases after the DOJ backtracked on Roger Stone's sentence.
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Judge rejects request from Trump ally Roger Stone to delay sentencing hearing

The decision comes after a contentious week for the Justice Department, as it faces allegations of political meddling in criminal cases tied to the president.
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Trump Continues Attack on Federal Case Against Friend

President Trump threatened to sue “everyone all over the place” involved in the special counsel inquiry and continued public attacks on the case against his friend, Roger J. Stone Jr.
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Federal judges' association calls emergency meeting after DOJ intervenes in case of Trump ally Roger Stone

An association of federal judges has called an emergency meeting after Attorney General William Barr intervened in the case of Trump ally Roger Stone.
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Trump, William Barr and Roger Stone made for a turbulent week at DOJ: Here's what you need to know

Stone's sentencing recommendation – coupled with Trump's critical tweets – caused a shakeup in the prosecution team and appeared to rattle the AG.
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Roger Stone asks for a new trial after Trump accuses juror of bias

The move could delay Roger Stone's sentencing, scheduled for next week. His case has been at the center of a controversy this week.
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Trump claims he has 'legal right' to intervene in criminal cases, including over Roger Stone

"This doesn't mean that I do not have, as President, the legal right to do so, I do, but I have so far chosen not to!" President Trump tweeted.
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After Trump’s Attacks on Justice Dept., Barr Says He Will Not ‘Be Bullied’

The attorney general said that the president’s attacks on prosecutors’ handling of his friend Roger Stone’s sentencing undermine the legal system and the Justice Department.
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Trump Claims Roger Stone’s Jury Was Tainted by Bias

President Trump takes up a claim by his longtime friend Roger Stone, which was rejected by the judge.
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With DOJ's intervention in Roger Stone case, William Barr cements his role as Trump's defender-in-chief

Since taking over as attorney general a year ago, William Barr has taken virtually every opportunity to come to President Donald Trump's defense.
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Four career prosecutors are now the target of Trump's anger. Here's how they came up with a stiff sentence for Roger Stone.

Prosecutors recommended Roger Stone serve seven to nine years in prison after factoring in his behavior, threats and obstruction of the prosecution.
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Trump won't say whether he'll pardon Roger Stone

President Donald Trump defended the Justice Department's decision to overrule the prosecutors on the Roger Stone case and seek a lighter prison sentence for Trump's longtime confidant. He also refused..
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Democrats demand probe of Trump role in Stone case; Republicans unmoved

Republicans in Congress on Wednesday brushed aside calls to investigate possible political interference at the U.S. Justice Department after the agency asked for a lighter prison term for President..
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Trump Says Prosecutors ‘Ought to Apologize’ to Roger Stone

The Justice Department had moved against its own prosecutors to recommend a shorter sentence for one of President Trump’s friends, Roger J. Stone Jr.
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Republicans shrug off calls to probe Trump influence in criminal case

Republicans in Congress on Wednesday rejected calls to investigate possible political interference at the U.S. Justice Department after the agency asked for a lighter prison term for President Donald..
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Trump declines to say if he is considering pardoning Stone

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to say whether he is considering pardoning longtime adviser Roger Stone, who was found guilty last year of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness..
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U.S. judge denied Trump adviser Stone's request for a new trial: filing

A federal judge has rejected a request by U.S. President Donald Trump ally Roger Stone for a new trial, according to a court filing released on Wednesday, a day after a Justice Department reversal over..
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'I don't think that's appropriate': Trump's involvement in Roger Stone case draws criticism from GOP senators

Several Republican lawmakers criticized President Donald Trump for inserting himself into the federal case of longtime ally Roger Stone.
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