The backlash against AG Bill Barr interfering in the sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone resulted in all four prosecutors in the case quitting on Tuesday.
BREAKING: following the example of his DOJ colleagues Michael Marando is now the fourth federal prosecutor to withdraw from the Roger Stone case. He gave the closing argument at trial in November urging the jury to remember that "truth still matters.” pic.twitter.com/jiwPT82AoA
— Megan Mineiro (@MMineiro_CNS) February 11, 2020
Fourth and final Roger Stone prosecutor — Michael Marando — has withdrawn. DOJ's new sentencing memo was signed only by John Crabb Jr., acting head of the criminal division at the US attorney's office in DC. Crabb is a longtime career prosecutor. pic.twitter.com/Ff8aust91x
— Mike Scarcella (@MikeScarcella) February 11, 2020
Fourth of four. pic.twitter.com/rpnot72KYT
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) February 11, 2020