Skip to comments.DOJ expected to scale back Roger Stone's 'extreme' sentencing recommendation: official
Posted on 02/11/2020 10:02:30 AM PST by Olog-hai
The Justice Department is preparing to change its sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone after top brass were shocked at the stiff prison term initially being sought, according to a senior DOJ official.
Federal prosecutors had recommended that Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentence Stone to between 87 and 108 months in prison for his conviction on seven counts of obstruction, witness tampering, and making false statements to Congress on charges that stemmed from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation.
The Department was shocked to see the sentencing recommendation in the filing in the Stone case last night, the official told Fox News. The sentencing recommendation was not what had been briefed to the Department.
The department is now expected to scale that back.
The Department finds seven to nine years extreme, excessive and grossly disproportionate to Mr. Stones offenses, the source told Fox News, adding that the DOJ will clarify its position on sentencing later Tuesday.
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He shouldn’t be sentenced at all
Time to lock up the partisan idiots that are misusing the legal system in punishing to good people supporting our Trump.
Schiff, Pelosi, and Nadler walk around free as bird.
How about throwing it out the window!
Judge and prosecutors are all members of the deep state. They have no sense. Demanding such a long sentence was bound to draw attention. Members of the deep state can lie to congress without consequences.
How about identifying the DOJ official(s) that wanted the severe penalty? Or is that classified?
Time served. Done poof!
I hope President Donald J. Trump would pardon or at least commute Roger Stone’s sentence although it probably will have to wait until after November.
Really? These prosecutors work for you. What is it you say YOU do again.
THIS should be in Breaking News.
We don’t have a breaking news forum. If you want to add the thread to the breaking news category, just click where it says “Click to add topic” and type in “breaking”.
I WANT THE NAMES OF THOSE DOJ JERKS THAT WANTED 7to 9 YEARS. !! I WANT NAMES!!
Ok so what Obama holdover recommended the sentence in defiance of department instruction? Why do we never get any names?
you want names...
others want addresses...
meanwhile we suggest a min security location with an anklet for the remainder of this year, weekend visitation. and with lots of gifts from us. for roger and his wife.
clearly we want the jerks addresses because we want to send them Christmas card (with the required lump of coal from Santa) this year...
Then, AFTER Trump is re-elected... we want to send the DOJ holdover perps formal notices of Roger’s pardon in Early January...
Happy New Year Nancy Drones.
Sentencing is on the 20th. This will be a Trump vs Deep State showdown with a clear winner and loser.
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