PBS NewsHour

Why Trump's commutation of Roger Stone is 'highly unusual'

Clip: 07/13/2020 | 7m 12s Video has closed captioning.

On Friday, President Trump announced he was commuting the three-year prison sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone. Stone was convicted by a federal jury of seven felonies, including lying to Congress and obstructing a congressional investigation. But Trump’s reprieve of Stone is raising questions and prompting criticism. Lisa Desjardins reports and joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 07/13/20

Rating: NR

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