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(Washington Post)   Roger Stone to be pardoned by July 13   (washingtonpost.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Stone's request, Jury, Bill Clinton, Judge, Federal government of the United States, Justice Department's policy, original report date  
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5 days ago  
He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.
 
5 days ago  

NeoCortex42: He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.


Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.  No reason to not help State prosecutors.

1) Trump does not really trust anyone to be loyal to him
2) Trump never likes to give up leverage
3) If he starts pardoning people now - it will look like he's on his way out (which he is)
 
5 days ago  
I thought Stone and Trump pretty close which for the friendless POTUS is a big deal.
 
5 days ago  

mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.


What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!
 
5 days ago  
Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?
 
5 days ago  

mrshowrules: NeoCortex42: He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.

Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.  No reason to not help State prosecutors.

1) Trump does not really trust anyone to be loyal to him
2) Trump never likes to give up leverage
3) If he starts pardoning people now - it will look like he's on his way out (which he is)


Except Stone is loyal GOP toad to the end.  He'll lick his warts and bide his time until a new master comes along.
 
5 days ago  
Trump should just pardon him and get it over with. It's not going to make his base turn on him. Nancy Pelosi isn't going to impeach him over it, even though corruptive pardons are literally the textbook example of justified impeachment written about in the Federalist papers. Just scratch that itch already. There's no consequences for it.
 
5 days ago  
Trump will live to July 13th?
 
5 days ago  
I hope Trump pardons him. If anything, it further poisons the well for Trump's kids if they ever plan on running for office. The kids just sat around while their father did nothing right.
 
5 days ago  

BlastYoBoots: mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.

What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!


Maybe I don't want to understand what drives Stone because it would give me a deep icky feeling.  I really don't know but my best guess would be that Stone does not get pardoned until after the election.
 
5 days ago  
Good ol' Zippy...

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5 days ago  

Harry Wagstaff: Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?


"Looks like antifa murdered Roger Stone in police custody last night!" shouted the President of the United States, over the roar of the helicopter in the background. "Sad!"
 
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5 days ago  

Barricaded Gunman: Harry Wagstaff: Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?

"Looks like antifa murdered Roger Stone in police custody last night!" shouted the President of the United States, over the roar of the helicopter in the background. "Sad!"


Or the Clintons, just like they murdered Scalia
 
5 days ago  

BlastYoBoots: mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.

What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!


Why would they hire him?
He got caught.
 
5 days ago  
Deserves to die in pain and alone.
 
5 days ago  

Purple_Urkle: BlastYoBoots: mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.

What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!

Why would they hire him?
He got caught.


So did Oliver North. What's your point?
 
5 days ago  

Harry Wagstaff: Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?


Two hots and a tot?
 
5 days ago  
Trump can't pardon him at this point. He's not going to waste political capital on that shiat, not heading into an election where's he's already severely behind in the polls in states he thought he could count on. He certainly wants to pardon Stone, but his advisors will constantly remind him how bad it is. He'll get pardoned at the end of his term as he's walking out the door, and then Biden will revoke it.
 
5 days ago  

FnkyTwn: Biden will revoke it.


Please detail what mechanism allows a President to revoke a pardon.
 
5 days ago  

FnkyTwn: Trump can't pardon him at this point. He's not going to waste political capital on that shiat, not heading into an election where's he's already severely behind in the polls in states he thought he could count on. He certainly wants to pardon Stone, but his advisors will constantly remind him how bad it is. He'll get pardoned at the end of his term as he's walking out the door, and then Biden will revoke it.


I could also see a scenario where he decides that his advisors don't know sh*t, which is why he's down so far in the polls (because it can't possibly be his own fault) and just doing whatever he wants. I think there's a pretty good chance that he's about to get more dangerous, not less. I hope I'm wrong on that one for the good of the country.
 
5 days ago  

LordJiro: Purple_Urkle: BlastYoBoots: mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.

What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!

Why would they hire him?
He got caught.

So did Oliver North. What's your point?


You're correct.

I stupidly forgot Republicans are stupid. Shame on me.
 
5 days ago  

Purple_Urkle: LordJiro: Purple_Urkle: BlastYoBoots: mrshowrules: Stone might not be happy that Trump let him sweat it out this long.  After he is pardoned, there is no reason to stay loyal to Trump.

What are you talking about?  Stone built his BRAND on being a loyal scumbag.  If he turns on Trump, no fellow scumbags would ever hire him again!

Why would they hire him?
He got caught.

So did Oliver North. What's your point?

You're correct.

I stupidly forgot Republicans are stupid. Shame on me.


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5 days ago  
Lawn Dorder!!!!
 
5 days ago  
I'm more concerned about what loud shiny object he'll throw out the day before as cover for the pardon.
Sarah Kendzior has nailed this dude from day one. The move is: ''Cover up crime with scandals, cover up malice with incompetence''
 
5 days ago  

mrshowrules: No reason to not help State prosecutors.


He likes being a dirty tricks guy and doing so would tank his reputation with his client base.
 
5 days ago  
One interesting thing is that the prosecutors claimed that the Justice Dept is delaying incarceration up to 60 days at the request of the convicted.  If that's true - a big if, given the case they're talking about - it's a reasonable approach to dealing with criminals.  Very rarely do they deserve to die, and never do they deserve to suffer like that.

Now that I've said that, if the Justice Dept is *not* doing that for everyone, but only for high-end white collar crime types, that ain't right.
 
5 days ago  

FnkyTwn: Trump can't pardon him at this point. He's not going to waste political capital on that shiat, not heading into an election where's he's already severely behind in the polls in states he thought he could count on. He certainly wants to pardon Stone, but his advisors will constantly remind him how bad it is. He'll get pardoned at the end of his term as he's walking out the door, and then Biden will revoke it.


Wut? Care to cite any authority to revoke a pardon?
 
5 days ago  

Weatherkiss: Trump should just pardon him and get it over with. It's not going to make his base turn on him. Nancy Pelosi isn't going to impeach him over it, even though corruptive pardons are literally the textbook example of justified impeachment written about in the Federalist papers. Just scratch that itch already. There's no consequences for it.


Oh The Lincoln Prohect disagrees
 
5 days ago  
.@TheJusticeDept cited #COVID19 as a reason that Roger Stone shouldn't have to report to begin his sentence, and guidance has been adopted generally. But the same agency is appealing the order to let asylum seeking families with children as young as 6 months old out for the same.

- Amy Maldonado (@AmyMaldonadoLaw) June 26, 2020


Super cool.
 
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5 days ago  

mrmopar5287: FnkyTwn: Biden will revoke it.

Please detail what mechanism allows a President to revoke a pardon.


Please detail the existence of Trump's nutsack outside of your mouth
 
5 days ago  

NeoCortex42: He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.


He's also the link between russian intelligence (wikileaks) and the trump admin.
 
5 days ago  
why give him any delay if it's just a hoax?
 
5 days ago  

lolmao500: NeoCortex42: He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.

He's also the link between russian intelligence (wikileaks) and the trump admin.


yes. He's also Q.
 
5 days ago  

mrmopar5287: FnkyTwn: Biden will revoke it.

Please detail what mechanism allows a President to revoke a pardon.


Please detail how President Biden can be charged with a crime if he does it.
 
5 days ago  

Kirablue42: lolmao500: NeoCortex42: He'll get his pardon. He's one guy that knows where the bodies are buried.

He's also the link between russian intelligence (wikileaks) and the trump admin.

yes. He's also Q.


If I was a betting man, I would say you're right.
 
5 days ago  
Stone dying of Covid in prison...yeah, I can dig that as karmic justice.
 
5 days ago  

Weatherkiss: Trump should just pardon him and get it over with. It's not going to make his base turn on him. Nancy Pelosi isn't going to impeach him over it, even though corruptive pardons are literally the textbook example of justified impeachment written about in the Federalist papers. Just scratch that itch already. There's no consequences for it.


Huh... I figured you would have been on the fence on this.
 
5 days ago  

Azz: Barricaded Gunman: Harry Wagstaff: Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?

"Looks like antifa murdered Roger Stone in police custody last night!" shouted the President of the United States, over the roar of the helicopter in the background. "Sad!"

Or the Clintons, just like they murdered Scalia


I find this offensive.

I murdered Scalia. Easily. With a pillow.
 
5 days ago  
I am guessing that he does not get pardoned.
 
5 days ago  
What is up with his face? Is that a mask mark? Does Trump also bronzer his guiche?
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5 days ago  

The Zen Philosopher Basho: Azz: Barricaded Gunman: Harry Wagstaff: Pardoned or given the Epstein suite?

"Looks like antifa murdered Roger Stone in police custody last night!" shouted the President of the United States, over the roar of the helicopter in the background. "Sad!"

Or the Clintons, just like they murdered Scalia

I find this offensive.

I murdered Scalia. Easily. With a pillow.


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5 days ago  
Ugly f*ck..he thinks this is a movie..like he's the penguin..dumb shiat loser
 
5 days ago  

Corn_Fed: mrmopar5287: FnkyTwn: Biden will revoke it.

Please detail what mechanism allows a President to revoke a pardon.

Please detail how President Biden can be charged with a crime if he does it.


Joe Biden might be so addled by dementia that he genuinely believes he can un-pardon someone. However, no matter how frothing-at-the-mouth serious a case of TDS anyone surrounding him has, there is no way they could convince any White House lawyer that's is possible.
 
5 days ago  

mrmopar5287: Joe Biden might be so addled by dementia that he genuinely believes he can un-pardon someone. However, no matter how frothing-at-the-mouth serious a case of TDS anyone surrounding him has, there is no way they could convince any White House lawyer that's is possible.


Keep breathlessly pushing Republican President Donald Trump's flaccid attempts at labeling Joe Biden as mentally unfit, even as Trump waddles the earth in confused rage all day.

Doesn't make you look six kinds of f*cking stupid, I promise.
 
5 days ago  
Im cynical. I believe Trump will pardon Stone. I believe he would already had done that.

However Im not so sure the fact he hasnt done so already is because of T's re-election chances. I think that accepting a pardon, and thus accepting he did the crime, would place Stone in trouble with state's authorities and would get him to face even more jail time.

So what do they do? What we are seeing now, dont pardon him, run out the clock. Block any attempts for the judges to force him to see the inside of a jail cell. Once the election is over and T believe he has lost, he will pardon Stone and put in a EO saying the DoJ has to block any states from charging him.
 
5 days ago  

Lonestar: I think that accepting a pardon, and thus accepting he did the crime


Accepting a pardon is not an admission of guilt.
 
5 days ago  

Lonestar: would place Stone in trouble with state's authorities


It's not been suggested that Stone has committed any crimes that violate state laws. It's not as simple as just saying "We'll charge him in state court!" when allegedly making false statements to Congress is not a state crime.
 
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5 days ago  
State Crimes' Lives Matter!
 
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5 days ago  
mrmopar5287:

Stone's always been a corrupt piece of shiat human being. So the question is why are you working so hard to defend him?
 
5 days ago  

Azz: Stone's always been a corrupt piece of shiat human being. So the question is why are you working so hard to defend him?


I simply don't believe Steve Bannon or Rick Gates. Rick Gates served prison time after taking a plea bargain. His testimony is suspect. I have a personal policy of entirely dismissing any testimony that comes from people who make plea bargains in exchange for testimony because it's incentivized and thus more likely to be lies.

That, and Roger Stone got convicted by a jury foreperson who had obvious bias BEFORE the trial, with her social media posts that showed her contempt. She obviously lied on her jury questionnaire about how she hadn't formed an opinion of the trial. That alone should be enough for a mistrial.
 
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