Trump Ally Roger Stone Says Jurors Biased; Wants New Trial

Posted on February 25, 2020 1:57 pm

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A federal judge heard arguments Tuesday on whether to grant Trump ally Roger Stone a new trial based on his claims of juror bias in the trial that led to his conviction and sentencing on charges related to the Russia investigation.

The hearing was initially sealed, but U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson agreed to open it as long as there was no identification of jurors who could potentially testify. Stone asked for a new trial Feb. 14 after a previous request had been denied.

Following the verdict, one juror wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post, explaining why he felt