President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday
Trump Commutes Sentence of Roger Stone in Case He Long Denounced
President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone, the White House announced on Friday.
In a statement, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Trump had “signed an Executive Grant of Clemency commuting the unjust sentence of Roger Stone, Jr.,” calling him “a victim of the Russia Hoax that the Left and its allies in the media perpetuated for years in an attempt to undermine the Trump Presidency.”
“In light of the egregious facts and circumstances surrounding his unfair prosecution, arrest, and trial, the President has determined to commute his sentence,” McEnany wrote. “Roger Stone has already suffered greatly. He was treated very unfairly, as were many others in this case. Roger Stone is now a free man!” Source