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Politics Roger Stone says he’ll seek delay in prison sentence

08:05  22 june  2020
08:05  22 june  2020 Source:   politico.com

DOJ signals it will release a less-redacted version of Mueller report concerning Roger Stone

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Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison amid Trump complaints against prosecutors. Crabb said he stands by the original sentencing memo, adding, "it was done in good faith." During the campaign, Stone had sought to spread smears about Hillary Clinton and openly bragged of being in

Roger Stone has been sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for lying to Congress and threatening a witness. Hours after he was sentenced to more than three years in prison , Roger Stone sat in a Washington, DC restaurant, using a phone to watch as President Trump talked about

Roger Stone will seek to delay the start of his prison sentence, he said on social media Sunday.

Roger Stone wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a crowd: Roger Stone, former adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump. © Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Roger Stone, former adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump.

“I am headed to Court this week to delay the death sentence ordering me to a COVID-19 infested prison. Help me StoneDefenseFund.com,” he posted on Facebook.

Stone, a longtime confidant of and adviser to President Donald Trump, is due to start his previously postponed prison sentence June 30.

He was convicted in November of lying to Congress, witness-tampering, and obstructing a congressional investigation into the president; in February, Stone was sentenced to more than three years in prison.

Trump has strongly hinted that Stone will never serve any time in jail. On June 4, he tweeted: “Roger was a victim of a corrupt and illegal Witch Hunt, one which will go down as the greatest political crime in history. He can sleep well at night!”

Judge rejects Roger Stone request to delay prison term .
The judge says the former Trump adviser’s health issues are under control and the facility he’ll report to has no cases of coronavirus.Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who last week ordered the former Trump adviser immediately into home confinement and to prison on July 14, said she was turning down Stone’s request for a delay until September because prosecutors have made similar arguments against releasing defendants whose health conditions were “in check.

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