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Citing Trump's tweets, judge in Roger Stone case said invading jurors' privacy can have 'chilling effect'

Judge Amy Berman Jackson is hearing Stone's motion for a new trial, which was filed after Trump accused a juror of bias.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Citing Trump’s Tweets, Judge Restricts Access To Stone Proceedings To Protect Juror

A judge on Tuesday said that she would be placing limitations on public access to the proceedings surrounding Roger Stone’s efforts to secure a new trial. The limitations were in order to protect the identity of a juror who is apparently central to Stone’s claims of juror misconduct that he said warranted a new trial. In explaining the restrictions, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson brought up recent public statements by President Trump about the juror, as well as the “false” and “incendiar...
Tags: News, Congress, House, Fox News, Irs, Trump, Alex Jones, Tucker Carlson, Tierney Sneed, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson, Citing Trump, Berman Jackson, Previously Stone


Judge in Roger Stone Case Makes Juror Bias Hearing Public

Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who sentenced Mr. Stone last week, said that public interest in the case was sufficient to open up, with restrictions, a proceeding over questions of juror bias.
Tags: News, Jackson, Trump, Stone, Mueller, Amy Berman Jackson, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mr Stone, Amy Berman, Presidential Election of 2020, Roger J Jr, Robert S III


As Hearing Takes Place In Background, Trump Again Attacks Juror And Judge In Stone Case

Just after U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson explained privacy restrictions she will impose to protect a juror that has become the object of conservative fury, President Donald Trump blasted a tweet to his 73 million followers attacking both the juror and the judge. There has rarely been a juror so tainted as the forewoman in the Roger Stone case. Look at her background. She never revealed her hatred of “Trump” and Stone. She was totally biased, as is the judge. Roger wasn’t even workin...
Tags: News, Congress, Tweet, Department Of Justice, Jackson, Donald Trump, Doj, Trump, Roger Stone, Donald J Trump, Roger, Stone, Barr, Amy Berman Jackson, William Barr, Kate Riga


Facebook Looked Into Suspicious Content Bolstering Sanders’ Campaign

Facebook Inc. reportedly conducted an investigation into suspicious content favoring Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) presidential campaign in recent weeks, according to a Wall Street Journal report Monday. People familiar with the matter told WSJ that Facebook could not substantiate claims that supporters of President Trump or Russian actors were involved in producing inauthentic activity, however. Some of the people who spoke with WSJ said that although some of Facebook’s leadership were briefed ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Russia, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, Facebook Inc, Stone, 2020 Elections, Sanders Facebook, Summer Concepcion, Andy Stone, WSJ Stone


How The Judge Gutted Stone’s Ridiculous Attempt To Get Her Removed From His Case

Trump ally Roger Stone tried to get U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman to recuse herself from his criminal case on Friday, claiming that she could not be trusted to be impartial because she mentioned the jurors had “served with integrity” in the trial. The judge responded to Stone’s request by shredding his accusation into itty-bitty pieces. Stone, who claims one of the jurors was biased and therefore he deserves a new trial, accused Berman Jackson of being biased herself when she made th...
Tags: News, Congress, Court, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, United States Department of Justice, Amy Berman Jackson, Cristina Cabrera, Berman Jackson, Amy Jackson Berman


Judge Schools Stone While Shooting Down His Request To Get Her Kicked Off His Case

Judge Amy Berman Jackson doesn’t have time for Roger Stone’s attempt to get her kicked out of his criminal case. On Sunday night, Berman Jackson flatly rejected Stone’s request that she recuse herself because she had said the jurors in the case had served “with integrity,” which Stone claimed indicated bias against him. First, the judge pointed out in the six-page filing, her “very general comment” about the jurors was not in response to Stone’s allegations of bias of one of the jurors. Berma...
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Berman, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson, Cristina Cabrera, Berman Jackson


Judge Schools Stone While Shooting Down His Request To Get Her Kicked Out Of His Case

Judge Amy Berman Jackson doesn’t have time for Roger Stone’s attempt to get her kicked out of his criminal case. On Sunday night, Berman Jackson flatly rejected Stone’s request that she recuse herself because she had said the jurors in the case had served “with integrity,” which Stone claimed indicated bias against him. First, the judge pointed out in the six-page filing, her “very general comment” about the jurors was not in response to Stone’s allegations of bias of one of the jurors. Berma...
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Berman, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson, Cristina Cabrera, Berman Jackson


Federal judge denies Roger Stone's request for her recusal

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has rejected a request from Roger Stone that she recuse herself from his criminal case.Stone, a longtime friend and adviser of President Trump, was found guilty of lying to Congress and witness tampering late last year, and on Thursday, Jackson sentenced him to 40 months in prison. Stone is asking for a new trial, claiming that a juror was impartial, a theory espoused on Fox News. After the jury reached its verdict, Jackson said the jurors "served wit...
Tags: News, Congress, Fox News, Jackson, Trump, U S District Court, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson


U.S. judge rejects Roger Stone's request she be kicked off his case

A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a request by Roger Stone's lawyers that she be removed from the case in which she last week sentenced the long-time adviser to President Donald Trump to three years and four months in prison. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson had been accused of bias by Stone's attorneys in a filing on Friday that called for her recusal. Stone, 67, was convicted on Nov. 15 of lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Donald Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson


Stone Tries To Get Judge Booted From Case Because She Mentioned Jurors’ ‘Integrity’

In a last-ditch effort to get a new trial, former President Trump associate Roger Stone filed a motion Friday night to disqualify the federal judge who presided over his case and just sentenced him to more than three years in prison. In a new motion filed Friday, Stone’s legal team argues that Judge Amy Berman Jackson should be pulled from the case because she made a remark about the “integrity” about the jurors on the case. Stone’s team, and several other conservative conspiracists, includin...
Tags: News, Congress, United States, Wikileaks, The Washington Post, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, United States Department of Justice, Amy Berman Jackson, Office for the District of Columbia, Nicole Lafond, Stone Stone, Berman Jackson


DOJ unease with Barr not just on Stone case

In recent months, as Attorney General William Barr stood on the sidelines of President Donald Trump's impeachment drama, he noted to associates how problematic the episode was for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. As details about the President's dealing with Ukraine surfaced, Pompeo became engulfed in the drama, and Barr and associates remarked how damaging it was to Pompeo's reputation inside the State Department.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Stories, Donald Trump, Doj, Stone, Barr, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, William Barr


Justice Department unease with Barr goes beyond Stone case

In recent months, as Attorney General William Barr stood on the sidelines of President Donald Trump's impeachment drama, he noted to associates how problematic the episode was for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. As details about the President's dealing with Ukraine surfaced, Pompeo became engulfed in the drama, and Barr and associates remarked how damaging it was to Pompeo's reputation inside the State Department.
Tags: Ukraine, Cnn, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Stone, Barr, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, William Barr


Judiciary Strikes Back After Trump Pressure on Roger Stone

(Bloomberg) -- In the days leading up to Roger Stone’s sentencing, President Donald Trump slammed the judge and decried the prosecutors for carrying out a political hit job. At the hearing Thursday where Stone was given a prison term of three years and four months, the judge took her chance to fire back.U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson spelled out in vivid detail Thursday why Stone deserved his sentence for witness tampering and lying to Congress during an investigation of Russian meddling...
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Has History Finally Caught Up With Roger Stone? It May Be Up to Trump

He embraced the “dark arts” of political sabotage and trickery for decades. Now he will serve more than three years in prison, unless his friend the president bails him out.
Tags: News, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Roger J Jr


Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison

A federal judge sentenced Roger Stone — a longtime GOP operative and confidant to President Trump — to three years and four months  in prison for several charges, including lying to Congress about Wikileaks-related matters in the House’s Russian election interference probe. In addition to the prison sentence, Stone received 24 months of supervised release and a $20,000 fine. The judge also stated that the Justice Department’s actions in the past week were “unprecede...
Tags: News, Congress, Russia, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Sentencing, Julian Assange, Jackson, Wikileaks, House Intelligence Committee, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Nixon


Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Again Disregarding Barr’s Pleas

In lashing out at the prosecution of Roger Stone and “dirty cops,” the president confronted the attorney general with a choice about how to respond.
Tags: News, Criminal Justice, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Roger J Jr, William P


Trump Stews Over McCabe But Is Wary of Driving Barr to Resign

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump was surprised and angered by the Justice Department’s decision not to charge Andrew McCabe with crimes, but the president is wary of acting against the former deputy FBI director out of concern he might push Attorney General William Barr to resign, according to people familiar with the matter.The Justice Department gave the White House no advance notice of its decision on McCabe, meaning Trump found out along with the public when it was announced on Tuesday, three of ...
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What Barr Did for Roger Stone Is Like Nothing I’ve Seen Before

Has the Trump Department of Justice ever asked for a lower sentence for someone who wasn’t a presidential ally?
Tags: News, Attorneys General, Justice Department, Roger Stone, Stone, Barr, Sentences (Criminal, Roger J Jr, Trump Department Of Justice, William P


Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr

In lashing out at the prosecution of his adviser Roger Stone, the president once again disregarded the attorney general’s pleas to stop publicly commenting on individual cases involving his friends.
Tags: News, Criminal Justice, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Roger J Jr, William Barr, William P


Trump Says He Won’t Intervene in Stone Case Immediately, But Would ‘Love to See Roger Exonerated’

President Trump told reporters at a Thursday press conference that he hopes Roger Stone will eventually be exonerated, but implied that he would refrain from immediately pardoning the political operative."I’m not going to do anything in terms of the great powers bestowed upon a president of the United States. I want the process to play out. I think that’s the best thing to do because I’d love to see Roger exonerated." Trump said. "I personally think he was treated very unfairly.”Stone was senten...
Tags: News, United States, Jackson, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Roger, Stone, Carlson, Mueller, Barr, Amy Jackson, Tucker Carlson Tonight, William Barr


The Stone Sentence Was Fair. What Barr Did Was Still Wrong.

Has the Trump Department of Justice ever asked for a lower sentence for someone who wasn’t a presidential ally?
Tags: News, Attorneys General, Justice Department, Stone, Barr, Sentences (Criminal, Roger J Jr, Trump Department Of Justice, William P


Stone was convicted of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for Trump's 2016 run. Trump says he'd like to see Stone exonerated.

• Live updates: Roger Stone sentenced to prison • Watch: Roger Stone juror fires back at Trump's criticism • Opinion: In Stone case, a blast from the Obama past • Analysis: Trump's bending of justice will have consequences
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Stories, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone


Trump Says Stone Has ‘Very Good Chance Of Exoneration In My Opinion’

President Trump teased the possibility of exonerating Roger Stone within hours of the longtime GOP operative being sentenced to 40 months in prison Thursday for lying to Congress in the Russia probe. While delivering a commencement speech to graduates of a prison reentry program in Las Vegas, Trump addressed Stone’s sentencing, which he said he has been following “very closely,” before suggesting that an exoneration is imminent. “I want to see it play out to its fullest because Roger has a ve...
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'This is not just Roger being Roger': Stone gets 40 months – and a scolding from the judge

Amy Berman Jackson tore into Trump’s longtime friend and reminded the court ‘he was prosecuted for covering up for the president’Roger Stone, a longtime friend of Donald Trump and a self-styled dirty trickster of American politics, showed little emotion as he stood, squeezed between his defense team, at the front of the courtroom to await his sentence on Thursday.“Unsurprisingly, I have a lot to say,” the federal district court judge Amy Berman Jackson began.She was aware, of course, of the extr...
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Las Vegas, Department Of Justice, Jackson, Donald Trump, Trump, Nixon, Roger Stone, Roger, Stone, Kristin Davis, Amy Berman Jackson, Paul Manafort Trump, William Barr


After Trump attacks, judge handling Stone case responds sternly

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson remained silent last week when President Donald Trump attacked the prosecutors, the jurors and her personally for their roles in the trial of his long-time friend and adviser Roger Stone. Jackson said Stone showed "flagrant" disrespect for the proceedings. The 65-year-old jurist, without mentioning Trump by name, called his attempts to influence the case "inappropriate" and said he did not sway her decision.
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson, Roger Stone Jackson


'Breathtaking act of corruption': Trump warned against pardoning longtime ally Stone

Critics of Donald Trump applauded a three-year prison sentence for his longtime pal and political adviser Roger Stone, with a top House Democrat saying a pardon would be a "breathtaking act of corruption."A federal judge sentenced the longtime GOP political operative to 40 months behind bars on Thursday for lying to Congress and obstructing Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III's Russia election meddling probe. During a lengthy statement she read before handing down the sentence, Judge Amy B...
Tags: News, Congress, Russia, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Amy Berman Jackson, Robert S Mueller III


DOJ Attorney Walks Back Bill Barr’s Walk Back Of Stone Sentencing Memo

What the Justice Department said inside the courtroom Thursday at Stone’s sentencing hearing was in stark contrast with the chaos that’s swirled around the case outside the courthouse — chaos that’s been egged on by both President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr. John Crabb  — the deputy chief of the D.C. U.S. Attorney’s office criminal division who jumped into the case after the trial team abruptly resigned last week — essentially backed the original sentencing proposal filed by the tri...
Tags: News, Washington, House, Sentencing, Jackson, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Roger Stone, Shea, Crabb, Stone, Barr, U S Sentencing Commission, Amy Berman Jackson


Stone was convicted last fall of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for Trump's 2016 campaign

• Live updates: Roger Stone sentenced to prison • Watch: Roger Stone juror fires back at Trump's criticism • Opinion: In Stone case, a blast from the Obama past • Analysis: Trump's bending of justice will have consequences
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Stories, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone


Roger Stone Is Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison

The sentencing played out amid extraordinary upheaval at the Justice Department and a virtual standoff between the president and the attorney general.
Tags: News, Jackson, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Amy Berman, Presidential Election of 2020, Roger J Jr, William P



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