Calls For Probes Intensify After Roger Stone Sentence Fracas

Law360 (February 12, 2020, 8:15 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice’s about-face in the Roger Stone case has fueled calls for investigations into the Trump administration’s potential interference into cases against the president’s friends, but political and legal obstacles may stand in the way.

Democratic lawmakers have called for an investigation into the Trump administration's conduct after the DOJ overrode prosecutors' original sentencing recommendation in the Roger Stone case. (AP)

Congressional Democrats demanded investigations on Wednesday, a day after the prosecutors who took Stone to trial abruptly left the case. Supervisors in the U.S. attorneys office overrode the prosecutors' recommendation that Stone serve seven to nine years after President...

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