Judge in Roger Stone case knocks Trump admin for reducing sentencing guidelines

Judge in Roger Stone case knocks Trump admin for reducing sentencing guidelines
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Judge Amy Berman Jackson seemed to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr’s Justice Department over the sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone.


At a court hearing on Thursday, Jackson addressed the fact that prosecutors had asked for a more lenient sentence for Stone. The judge noted that it was unusual for the government to take the side of the defendant in criminal cases.

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