Denied: Roger Stone secretly requests new trial -- and gets shot down by Judge Amy Jackson
Self-proclaimed dirty-trickster Roger Stone (screengrab)

Roger Stone has reportedly lost a motion to have his case retried by the federal court system.


According to CNN's Shimon Prokupecz, the motioned was filed under seal and was not revealed until Wednesday, when it was denied by Judge Amy Berman Jackson.

Stone's case has recently come under the scrutiny after several prosecutors quit over a Department of Justice decision to seek a more lenient sentence. Stone is a longtime friend of President Donald Trump.