How unusual are Trump’s pardons and DOJ criticism? 2 former judges weigh in

How unusual are Trump’s pardons and DOJ criticism? 2 former judges weigh in

JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump today pardoned or commuted the sentences of 11 mostly prominent people after determining they served enough prison time or were treated unfairly. This comes as the president has also sharply criticized his Department of Justice for its handling of the recent case of his longtime adviser Roger Stone. William Brangham looks at the president’s powers as…

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Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison for witness tampering, lying to Congress

Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison for witness tampering, lying to Congress

JUDY WOODRUFF: We have two lead stories tonight: the fallout from last night’s fiery Democratic presidential debate, which we will get to shortly, and the sentencing of one of President Trump’s closest allies, Roger Stone. A U.S. district court judge in Washington sentenced Stone to 40 months in prison for witness tampering and lying to Congress. He is the president’s…

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