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Emboldened Trump seeks revenge post impeachment trial

Updated 3:57 PM EST, Wed February 12, 2020
Trump attacks prosecutors from Roger Stone case on Twitter

Where things stand now

  • The latest: All four federal prosecutors who took the case against longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone to trial withdrew yesterday after top Justice Department officials undercut them and disavowed the government’s recommended sentence against Stone.
  • Trump denies he intervened: President Trump denied any involvement in the sentencing revision.
  • Meanwhile: Trump last week fired officials who were subpoenaed to testify in the impeachment inquiry. 
  • This is all to say: We expect a lot of reaction today from around DC on the President’s unchecked power.

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