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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...
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Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone is asking to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson from his case, taking issue with her praise for the jurors at his sentencing Thursday.
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Rod Blagojevich's 'political prisoner' claim is 'bullshit', says Anderson Cooper

Ex-Illinois governor had sentence commuted by TrumpCNN host describes ‘alternate universe of facts’ Rod Blagojevich’s claim to have been a political prisoner persecuted by “uncontrolled prosecutors” is “just bullshit”, CNN host Anderson Cooper said in a fiery interview with the former Illinois governor whose sentence was commuted by Donald Trump. Related: Roger Stone is a friend of Trump – does that mean he's above the law? Continue reading...
Tags: World news, US news, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, Anderson Cooper, US domestic policy, US crime, Illinois, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Rod Blagojevich, Trump Administration


Week in review: Nevada caucus edition

Like most weeks of the Trump presidency, the news cycle is buzzing. Between the sentencing of longtime Trump associate Roger Stone, to the ninth Democratic debate, Chris Cillizza walks you through the top five things you need to know from the week.
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Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone is asking to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson from his case, taking issue with her praise for the jurors at his sentencing Thursday.
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Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge

Roger Stone is asking to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson from his case, taking issue with her praise for the jurors at his sentencing Thursday.
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Roger Stone moves to disqualify judge in last-ditch bid to avoid prison

Stone was convicted last year on multiple counts of lying to congressional investigators, as well as a count of witness intimidation.
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Zen And The Art Of Law School Management — See Also

Please Fill Out A Comment Card: Florida's dean did not get great reviews from her faculty. No Words: Yes, Trump's saying that a black juror mind-controlled everyone into convicting Roger Stone. Solidarity Among Clerks: Clerks coming forward to back Olivia Warren's account of Judge Reinhardt's harassment. Focusing On Substance Abuse: Biglaw chair speaks about alcoholism.
Tags: Florida, Law, Trump, Roger Stone, Reinhardt, See Also, Olivia Warren


Why the prosecutor sided with the Roger Stone memo that Trump opposed

Crabb sided with the prosecutors and not Justice Department leadership, who wanted a lighter recommended sentence for Stone, or the President, who called the case unfair.
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Why Elizabeth Warren won this week in US politics – and a Florida man lost

Another Democratic debate shakes up the race ahead of Nevada’s caucuses while a Florida man figures out how to take ‘Trump’ with him to the doctorIt’s been another wild week in American politics, with a Democratic debate shaking up the field again and Donald Trump tangling with the justice system in multiple dramatic ways. But who’s up and who’s down as Nevada gets ready to vote in the primary race on Saturday? Continue reading...
Tags: Florida, Elizabeth Warren, US, US news, US politics, Nevada, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Democratic, Roger Stone, Mike Bloomberg, US elections 2020


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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Why the President is attacking a Roger Stone juror, months after trial

Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, but the legal battle isn't over.
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Judge strikes back at wrecking ball president

The crowd gathered for Roger Stone's sentencing Thursday heard more than a judge's decision that he should go to prison for obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering. It also heard the sound of the judiciary, and one might say reality itself, striking back at a wrecking-ball president who has tried to damage public trust in the courts -- while exerting his own power in extraordinary ways.
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5 things to know for February 21: Russia, Roger Stone, coronavirus, Iran, Israel

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.
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Roger Stone Was Sentenced To Prison But Will Trump Intervene?

NPR's Noel King talks to former federal prosecutor Shan Wu about the 40-month prison sentence handed down to Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, by Judge Amy Berman Jackson.
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Democrats prepare to vote in Nevada amid controversy over Trump, Stone and Russia – live coverage

Bernie Sanders way ahead in Nevada polling ahead of Saturday voteUS intelligence officials ‘warned members of Congress’ about Russian 2020 interferenceTrump ally Roger Stone sentenced to three yearsHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 10.08am GMT Good morning. It was an eventful evening yesterday in US politics. Here’s what you might have missed: Related: US intelligence warned House members Russia is working to get Trump re-elected – reports Related:...
Tags: South Korea, Congress, Russia, Elizabeth Warren, US, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, House, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Las Vegas, Nevada, Donald Trump


Roger Stone is a friend of Trump – does that mean he's above the law?

Stone, sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress, is an ally of the president – and in the US in 2020 that carries a lot of weightAny other convict, in Roger Stone’s place, might find cause for despair.Sentenced by judge Amy Berman Jackson to 40 months in federal prison on Thursday, Stone, 67, the piratical politico, was also on the receiving end of a stern rebuke for making threatening social media posts during the trial and for generally acting as if the rules did not apply to him. Continue...
Tags: Congress, US, US news, US politics, US justice system, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Amy Berman Jackson


Stephen Colbert Reveals The Added Bonus Of Roger Stone’s Prison Term

"The Late Show" host thinks it's a twofer.
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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


House members reportedly told Russia is working to get Trump re-elected – as it happened

President ‘berated’ intelligence chief over briefing – New York TimesRoger Stone asks for Trump pardon after 40-month sentenceHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 3.04am GMT It was another evening of late-breaking news. Here’s a summary as our live politics coverage ends for the night: 2.32am GMT Elizabeth Warren is not done with her demans that Michael Bloomberg, billionaire former New York mayor and late entrant into the 2020 Democratic primary, re...
Tags: New York, Russia, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, US politics, House, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Trump


Judge in Roger Stone case rebukes Trump-backed conspiracies

The judge who decided Roger Stone's fate made an impassioned plea for the truth and the rule of law at his sentencing hearing Thursday, a direct rebuke of President Donald Trump amid the depending crisis over his interference in the Justice Department.
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Stone judge claws back rule of law from Trump

"The truth still exists. The truth still matters," Judge Amy Berman Jackson declared on Thursday, as she sentenced Roger Stone, a close associate of President Donald Trump to 40 months in prison for crimes he committed to protect the President and later himself as prosecutors closed in on him.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Amy Berman Jackson


Judge strikes back at the wrecking ball president

The crowd gathered for Roger Stone's sentencing Thursday heard more than a judge's decision that he should go to prison for obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering. It also heard the sound of the judiciary, and one might say reality itself, striking back at a wrecking-ball president who has tried to damage public trust in the courts -- while exerting his own power in extraordinary ways.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Roger Stone


Judge Berman Jackson strikes back at the wrecking ball president

Michael D'Antonio writes that when Judge Amy Berman Jackson delivered her sentencing of Roger Stone, she was also commenting on the era of lies ushered in by President Donald Trump. Just as Stone recklessly toyed with the justice system, Trump has used lies to undermine institutions ranging from Congress, to the press, to the courts.
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'The American people cared. And I care.' Top lines from Judge Amy Berman Jackson during the Roger Stone sentencing

Judge Amy Berman Jackson, as she sentenced Roger Stone to 40 months in prison, gave a lengthy speech extolling truth and the rule of law to a rapt courtroom on Thursday.
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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.
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Roger Stone judge claws back rule of law from Trump

"The truth still exists. The truth still matters," Judge Amy Berman Jackson declared on Thursday, subtly signalling at Roger Stone's sentencing that she sees what we all do, a President deliberately denying the facts, dismissing the truth -- and in recent days, a President brazenly assaulting the rule of law.
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Opinion: Stone judge claws back rule of law from Trump

"The truth still exists. The truth still matters," Judge Amy Berman Jackson declared on Thursday, as she sentenced Roger Stone, a close associate of President Donald Trump to 40 months in prison for crimes he committed to protect the President and later himself as prosecutors closed in on him.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Amy Berman Jackson