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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Does the Roger Stone fight hurt the Justice Department’s credibility?

Does the Roger Stone fight hurt the Justice Department’s credibility?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Ultimately, it’s for a judge to decide, but the wrangling in the U.S. Justice Department over how much jail time a convicted Trump confidant should receive has led to a second straight day of turmoil. Yamiche Alcindor begins there. YAMICHE ALCINDOR: Today, outrage on Capitol Hill over the Justice Department’s new sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone. SEN. CHUCK…

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 11, 2020

PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 11, 2020

AMNA NAWAZ: Good evening. I’m Amna Nawaz in Washington. JUDY WOODRUFF: And I am Judy Woodruff in New Hampshire. On the “NewsHour” tonight: We are on the ground in the Granite State, where voters in the nation’s first primary will help shape the Democratic race for president. AMNA NAWAZ: Then: a Justice Department at war with itself. Mass resignations from…

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News Wrap: New novel coronavirus infections declining, WHO says

News Wrap: New novel coronavirus infections declining, WHO says

In the day’s other news: The World Health Organization is voicing hope that the coronavirus outbreak in China may be slowing. As of tonight, China has reported 44,600 cases and some 1.100 deaths. But new infections are declining, as Beijing enforces sweeping public health measures. And WHO officials say the situation elsewhere is more promising. MICHAEL J. RYAN, World Health…

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