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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison


Longtime Trump friend and adviser Roger Stone has been sentenced to over 40 months in prison. CBS News chief Justice and Homeland Security correspondent Jeff Pegues, intelligence and national security reporter Olivia Gazis, and Politico White House reporter Daniel Lippman join CBSN to discuss the judge's ruling, plus the president's pick for acting Director of National Intelligence.

Donald Trump's longtime Adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in a case that has roiled the Justice Department and drawn the US president's ire.

Stone was convicted on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election.

Claire Finkelstein, faculty director of the Centre for Ethics and the Rule of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia, talks to Al Jazeera.
Former Trump associate Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months in prison after a lengthy deliberation by the judge; David Spunt reports from outside U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. #FoxNews

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Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison after being convicted on charges of obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering.
Roger Stone got 40 months in prison… WTF?! Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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