Trump commuted Stone’s sentence but he is still a criminal

Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal explains how Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence rather than give a full pardon leaves Stone open to be re-prosecuted. 

He commuted Stone’s sentence but didn’t pardon him. That means—as Special Counsel Robert Mueller wrote on Saturday—that Stone “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so.” A commutation does nothing to erase or even call into question a convicted defendant’s guilt.

Nixon’s face is tattooed on his back

Released in 2017, Get Me Roger Stone is a Netflix documentary that details Stone’s career in politics culminating with the election of Trump in 2016. The film earned solid reviews runtime of 92 minutes.

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13/ The reference to “the Lieutenant General” in Stone’s contacts with Netanyahu’s agent—and the Israeli-Turkish nexus in the Trump-Israel meeting Stone set up with Trump’s knowledge (per Stone), which Trump himself *planned to attend*—suggests Turkish agent Flynn’s involvement.

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