3 Prosecutors Resign From Stone Case Over Trump Interference

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The president literally thinks he can get away with everything because up until this point, he has gotten away with everything. His friends, however, haven’t been so lucky. Multiple associates of Trump are already serving prison sentences for their work with Mr. Trump, and others, like Roger Stone, are awaiting their sentencing.

Tuesday morning, it was revealed that prosecutors in the Stone’s case have requested a sentence of nine years for the right-wing criminal, and immediately, Mr. Trump intervened, calling for a lighter sentence on Twitter.

This is what Trump said:

“This is a horrible and very unfair situation. The real crimes were on the other side, as nothing happens to them. Cannot allow this miscarriage of justice!

The Department of Justice quickly obeyed the president’s commands, soon after seeking to change the recommendation without knowledge of the proceedings.

Now, three of those prosecutors who requested the 7-9 year sentence have quit the case due to Mr. Trump’s interference, and blatant obstruction of justice.

The DOJ sent this message to the judge in the case Tuesday afternoon:

“The government respectfully submits that a sentence of incarceration far less than 87 to 108 months’ imprisonment would be reasonable under the circumstances.”

“While it remains the position of the United States that a sentence of incarceration is warranted here, the government respectfully submits that the range of 87 to 108 months presented as the applicable advisory Guidelines range would not be appropriate or serve the interests of justice in this case.”

Prosecutor Timothy J. Shea left the case with two other lawyers, Jonathan Kravis and  Aaron Zelinsky. Kravis not only left the case, but resigned from the DOJ all together.

Stone’s lawyers are asking for probation.

Congressman Ted Lieu tweeted this out just an hour ago:

Does @realDonaldTrump have the power to make the @TheJusticeDept go light on his friends, like felon Roger Stone? Yes. There’s also a word for that. It’s called CORRUPTION. DOJ has now stained its reputation. If you are at DOJ & have the resources to resign, I hope you do so.

Twitter is going crazy over this with politicians and citizens alike taking to the outlet to express their disgust with the president’s continual abuse of his powers as president. Below are some of the best tweets we’ve found: