Saturday, July 30, 2022

Obstruction Of Justice

I'm so old I remember when everyone in DC journalism agreed that dangling pardons, or even someone imagining a pardoned could be dangled, was clear obstruction of justice and Very Bad And Very Criminal.
As Roger Stone prepared to stand trial in 2019, complaining he was under pressure from federal prosecutors to incriminate Donald Trump, a close ally of the president repeatedly assured Stone that “the boss” would likely grant him clemency if he were convicted, a recording shows.