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Republicans Will Be ‘Punished’ In November For Trump’s Commutation Of Roger Stone’s Sentence, Columnist Says

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In a Saturday column for Bloomberg, political columnist Jonathan Bernstein argued that Republicans would be “punished” in November for Donald Trump’s decision to commute GOP …
In a Saturday column for Bloomberg, political columnist Jonathan Bernstein argued that Republicans would be “punished” in November for Donald Trump’s decision to commute GOP operative Roger Stone’s prison sentence.
Bernstein claimed that Trump’s commutation makes his “contempt for the rule of law” clear to the American public and contrasted it with President Richard Nixon’s unwillingness to pardon those involved in the Watergate scandal that sunk his presidency. According to Bernstein, Trump’s decision to let Stone evade responsibility for witness tampering and lying to congressional investigators is another in a long line of questionable presidential actions that have come in the wake of the impeachment trial that led to the president’s acquittal from the Republican-led Senate.

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