President of the United States Donald trump reduced the prison sentence to his former Advisor Roger stone. Writes about this TASS with reference to the statement by the White house.
“In light of the egregious facts and circumstances related to his unjust persecution, arrest and judicial process, the President decided to commute the sentence Roger stone free man now!” — said in a statement.
January 25, 2019 stone was arrested on seven criminal charges. The same day he was released on bail in the amount of 250 thousand dollars. He was accused of perjury (five times), obstruction of investigation by the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the Congress and also in an attempt to exert pressure on witnesses.
the Prosecution said that the stone was intended to have the WikiLeaks damning information about Democrats to help Trump in the election campaign. Stone called the charges politically motivated.
February 29, former adviser to trump, was sentenced to three years and four months in prison. He got 40 months for false testimony to Congress and 12-18 months for the other six criminal episodes in which he was found guilty.