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Mitt Romney joins top Democrats slamming Trump's decision to commute Roger Stone's sentence

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's decision on Friday to commute the sentence of former Republican strategist Roger Stone sparked outrage across top lawmakers.
The negative reaction wasn't entirely partisan, as Sen. Mitt Romney, a Utah Republican, called Trump's actions "unprecedented, historic corruption."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi similarly said the president committed an "act of staggering corruption" and called on the House to pass legislation to prevent such actions in the future.
Stone was convicted by a jury in November on seven counts related to false statements to the FBI, to congressional...
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Trump's commutation of ally Roger Stone's sentence sparks outrage

Trump's commutation of ally Roger Stone's sentence sparks outrage

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Mitt Romney calls move ‘unprecedented, historic corruption' Analyst: ‘It's a disgraceful, dark day for American democracy' Outrage is growing among opponents of Donald Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of his longtime friend and notorious Republican fixer Roger Stone despite the US attorney general having declared Stone's conviction “ righteous ”. Criticism on Saturday came from both sides of the political aisle.
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