World Desk, Tech for FTCP, Washington
Updated Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:03 AM IST
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President Donald Trump has received a setback in the US amid electoral stirring. The US Department of Justice has taken an internal investigation into Trump's decision to end his sentence for longtime friend Roger Stone. Please tell that Roger Stone's sentence was waived by the White House.
Let Donald Trump reduce the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, convicted in July of this year for lying and influencing witnesses before lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election Had said
The 67-year-old Roger was asked to report to the Federal Prison in Jessup, Georgia. Here he was to serve a sentence of three years and four months. He was sentenced for lying before investigators over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But the President waived this sentence.
The veteran Republican's friendship with Trump dates back decades. Stone was involved in several of Trump's associates, who were accused in the investigation by former special counsel Robert Muller. He documented Russian intervention in 2016 to promote Trump's candidacy. The White House had announced a pardon decision for Stone.