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Trump's defiant help for Stone adds to tumult in Washington

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Not at all swampy, this.

Justice serves at the personal pleasure of the “president”.

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President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct

Once again the banana republic dictator's 'For my friends everything, for my enemies the law' comes to mind. Or 'laws are for peasants, not the 'elite''. hehehe

Convicted felon Stone is one of the nastiest people in US politics, a male who has dirt on most of those in Trump's huge swamp. What dirt does he have on Trump, Barr and their fellow 'elite'.

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10-year prison sentences for those commoners who tear down statues of General Lee.

Commutation for friends who lie about their attempts to subvert democratic elections and help the president “win”.

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But one loud voice was Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, who was also the lone GOP senator to vote to convict the president during his impeachment trial earlier this year.

Mitt's the biggest RINO out there. So glad Trump didn't pick him to be Secretary of State.

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Stone was pardoned for telling lies and Vindman was persecuted for telling the truth.

Welcome to the new topsy turvy America where Good is Bad and Bad is worshipped.

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Is this what you call "draining the swamp"?....

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When Trump was elected we were assured checks and balances would protect us from any power grab, this has failed and we must ensure that any President of the future from whatever political persuasion is never allowed to do this again.

Mueller specifically said that part of the reason they were unable to prove collusion was the obstruction they ran into from people like Stone and other Trump family members and allies.

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Gee, never saw this coming (rolling eyes).

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swampy swamp a little more smelly today.

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Stone, like every person who is a Trump loyalist lies and is rewarded by him for doing so. It's terrible, but each and every wrong move Trump is doing leads to more and more former supporters turning away. Only those incapable of wanting truths and a better quality, smarter human being, cannot see the wrongs of Donald Trump.

Biden will win a landslide because of egregious acts by Trump, including the Stone pardon. It's just one more thing on the long list toward a one term mistake, the worst president ever, dotard.

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Puerto Rican OLR served 36 years in Leavenworth, the longest of any FALN member.

How much time did Roger Stone do again? My theory is Trump didn't want Stone to suffer the humiliation of having other prisoners mocking his Richard Nixon back tattoo.

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The Roger Stone conspiracy is yet another blot on historical record of this presidency and no amount of partisan muck and whataboutery will distract intelligent people and historians from their clear perception of the blatant racketeering that the Trump organized crime syndicate, aided and abetted by the venal consigliere, Barr, has so brazenly "foistered" on Americans. This outrageous commutation of a convicted felon who, if the canary sang, would implicate Trump and incarcerate him for years, might well be the final straw for the majority of Americans no longer able to stomach the hubristic narcissist ensconced in the WH who has wittingly brought corruption to the office and, what is worse, unwittingly death to thousands by his egregiously incompetent management of the pandemic.

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Stone is a cesspool creature from his Nixon days - someone who is as corrupt as they come...

Is this Trump protecting a friend? Or is this Stone telling Trump, "Commute my sentence or I'll write a book that will make Bolton's look like flattery - and I'll expose all the Julian Assange and Russian links"...

Whichever it is, it's just more filth from the filthiest administration to ever infest the White House...

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Once again the banana republic dictator's 'For my friends everything, for my enemies the law' comes to mind. Or 'laws are for peasants, not the 'elite''. hehehe

Yeah, now when the tables are switched on the Dems, they cry foul. ROFL! Love it!

Convicted felon Stone is one of the nastiest people in US politics

Why? For liking Trump? So let’s say he was a Hillary or Bernie supporter and the same result happened, you would be just as outraged? Lol

a male who has dirt on most of those in Trump's huge swamp. What dirt does he have on Trump, Barr and their fellow 'elite

Probably the dirt of wanting to end the Washington swamp, can’t have that so Stone is the enemy. It is kind of funny how on the day they arrested him CNN got tipped off and knew about it and set up a camera crew minutes before walking him out. Hmmm....

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Justice serves at the personal pleasure of the “president”.

Yup, he’s the President and he has the right to pardon or commute anyone’s sentence if it pleases him and expect Flynn to be a free man as well very soon.

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Yup, he’s the President and he has the right to pardon 

Who will pardon the pardoner???

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Who will pardon the pardoner???

Only in an Oliver Stone movie....

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Only in an Oliver Stone movie....

Coming in 2021, in reality!!

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