Trump Praises Attorney General for Intervening on Behalf of Political Confidant

Posted on February 12, 2020 8:13 am
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U.S. President Donald Trump praised his attorney general, William Barr, on Wednesday for intervening in the political corruption case against Trump confidant Roger Stone to seek a reduced sentence after career prosecutors had recommended a term of up to nine years.

“Congratulations to Attorney General Bill Barr for taking charge of a case that was totally out of control and perhaps should not have even been brought,” Trump said on Twitter about the case linked to the long investigation of the 2016 election won by Trump.

Congratulations to Attorney General Bill Barr for taking charge of a case that was totally out

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