President Donald Trump on Saturday further amplified speculation he’s set to pardon Roger Stone before his longtime political adviser reports to federal prison.
Trump retweeted a story on a petition calling on the president to pardon Stone, who was sentenced to 40 months in prison in February for witness-tampering and lying to Congress amid the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
“IT’s TIME TO #PardonRogerStone,” the original tweet read.
A federal judge on Friday ordered the Republican political operative and self-proclaimed “dirty trickster” to surrender to authorities on July 14 and to undertake home confinement until then. Judge Amy Berman Jackson denied Stone’s request to