‘Bill Barr is eviscerating the rule of law’: Experts stunned as DOJ abruptly changes course on Roger Stone sentencing
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According to reports, the Justice Department is gearing up to give an entirely new sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone, walking back its earlier recommendation that he serve seven to nine years in prison.

“The Department finds seven to nine years extreme, excessive and grossly disproportionate to Mr. Stone’s offenses,” a DOJ source told Fox News. The source also claimed the decision was made before President Trump tweeted that it was a “miscarriage of justice.”

Upon hearing the news, numerous legal experts on Twitter were taken aback: