A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a request by Roger Stone's lawyers that she be removed from the case in which she last week sentenced the long-time adviser to President Donald Trump to three years and four months in prison.
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election posed a threat to American democracy.
Disgraced former governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is free from prison after President Trump commuted his sentence yesterday. He's part of a group of nearly a dozen federal criminals who were granted clemency. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joined CBSN AM to discuss.
President Trump is using his powers of clemency to pardon nearly a dozen people, including high profile, white collar criminals. Among them is disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who is out of prison this morning.
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's surrogate, on Saturday dismissed the latest controversy involving an unverified story the former vice president told claiming he was arrested in South Africa trying to free Nelson Mandela from prison.