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Trump Conscripts the DOJ Into His Re-Election Campaign

Four federal prosecutors quit the case against President Donald Trump’s dirty-trickster ally Roger Stone on Tuesday afternoon after the Justice Department intervened in Stone’s favor by recommending a reduced sentence per the president’s wishes. The seismic blow to the department’s tradition of independence was somewhat overshadowed that night by the results of the Democratic primary in New Hampshire. In the end, though, the Stone case might be a greater portent for this year’s presidential election than any caucus or primary this year.The White House clearly interpreted the Senate’s acquittal vote last week as a signal that the president is effectively …read more

Source:: The New Republic



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