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Meet Roger Stone: One of Trump's most loyal supporters whose 40-month prison sentence was just commuted

Posted On: Jul 11, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Meet Roger Stone: One of Trump's most loyal supporters whose 40-month prison sentence was just commuted

Editors note: This article was first published in March 2017. It has been updated in light of Roger Stone being found guilty of obstructing the Russia investigation.
President Donald Trump officially commuted the prison sentence of Roger Stone on Friday, July 10.
A federal judge sentenced Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, to 40 months in prison after a jury convicted Stone of making false statements, witness tampering, and obstruction in November.
Federal prosecutors said Stone attempted to undermine the investigation in order to protect Trump. Stone was found guilty of all seven charges brought against him.
In January 2019, Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted him with one count of obstruction, five counts of false statements, and one count of witness tampering.
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