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Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff called Trump associate Roger Stone’s sentence “justified” in a tweet Thursday, also warning President Donald Trump that pardoning Stone would be “corruption.”

“Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness. He did it to cover up for Trump,” Schiff said. “His sentence is justified. It should go without saying, but to pardon Stone when his crimes were committed to protect Trump would be a breathtaking act of corruption.”

Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison in a Washington, D.C. court Thursday on charges related to obstruction and witness tampering. He was originally found guilty in November.

The longtime Trump confidant’s charges stemmed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, leading to the president tweeting angrily about Mueller.

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22 Comments
  • SandyT says:

    If Trump pardoned Roger Stone, it would be a “breathtaking act of corruption”? What was this, then?

    “President Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich is a saga of secrecy, tenacity, sleight of hand and pressure from Rich’s ex-wife and one of her friends, who together have steered millions of dollars to Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s causes and those of fellow Democrats.”

  • Troy says:

    Trump lights yet another bag of dog poop on fire, throws it on Schiff’s porch, rings the doorbell and runs away.

  • BWH says:

    What would be a “Breathtaking Act of Corruption” would be if the election results from California show Adam Schiff winning re-election.

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