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The next public debate for President Trump is whether to pardon Roger Stone, who was sentenced today to 40 months as a result of the Mueller investigation.
Why it matters: Trump actively campaigned against Stone’s prosecution, and the post-sentencing response from his allies shows a split over how to proceed.
What they're saying:
What's next: Stone is out on bail pending a motion for retrial.
Former NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is neighbors with Roger Stone, and his tweets tell their own story of this saga.
Challenger mission specialist Guion Bluford, Jr. on his return to the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Photo: AP/File
Coming Monday to the Smithsonian Channel: “Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier,” about how black astronauts surmounted racial barriers and hostile commanders to get close to the stars, AP reports.