U.S. President Donald Trump grants pardons to former aides Paul Manafort and Roger Stone

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted pardons to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former adviser Roger Stone, sweeping away the most important convictions under the long-running Russia election probe. Trump also issued a pardon for Charles Kushner, a real estate developer and the father of Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Trump, taking advantage of… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump grants pardons to former aides Paul Manafort and Roger Stone

U.S. President Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of adviser Roger Stone

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Trump’s decision to commute Stone’s sentence days before he was due to report to prison marked the Republican president’s… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of adviser Roger Stone