Feb 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump calls prosecutors' sentence request for Roger Stone "disgraceful"

 President Donald Trump speaks during a “White House Business Session with Our Nation’s Governors” event in the State Dining Room at the White House February 10, 2020 in Washington, DC.

President Trump speaks during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House on Monday. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Trump tweeted early Tuesday that it is "disgraceful" that prosecutors requested his associate Roger Stone serve seven to nine years in prison for crimes including obstruction of justice, lying to Congress and witness tampering.

"This is a horrible and very unfair situation. The real crimes were on the other side, as nothing happens to them. Cannot allow this miscarriage of justice!"
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