Trump commutes the prison sentence of his friend Roger Stone

Trump commue la peine de prison de son ami Roger Stone

The us president, Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of his friend Roger Stone, who was sentenced in February to 40 months in prison as part of the investigation on the interference in Russian during the american presidential campaign in 2016, said Friday at the White House.

“Today, president Donald J. Trump has ordered a measure of executive clemency to commute the sentence unfair of Roger Stone,” announced the White House in a press release, adding that this long-time friend of the president, a ” victim of the hoax Russian “, was now ” a free man “.

The imprisonment of Roger Stone, who had been convicted in November of lies to Congress, and subordination of a witness, was to begin next week.

As soon as the conviction of Mr. Stone, Donald Trump had explained that he wanted to pardon her ex-collaborator of 67 years, a state policy of sulphur known for its high style in color and his tattoo of Richard Nixon on the back.

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