Trump Will Reportedly Commute Sentence of Convicted Felon Who ‘Lied’ Because the ‘Truth Looked Bad’ for the President

Trump to commute Stone sentence

Prosecutors said he lied to protect the president, a jury found him guilty of all charges, and the Attorney General of the United States said the prosecution was a “righteous” one. Now President Donald Trump is reportedly expected to say (and soon): Get me Roger Stone … a commutation.

The 67-year-old “dirty trickster,” ratfucker extraordinaire, and longtime friend-cum-adviser to the president explicitly asked for either a pardon or a commutation on Tuesday, July 7.

“I want the president to know that I have exhausted all my legal remedies and that only an act of clemency will provide justice in my case and save my life!” Stone said in a text message.

Here’s what the DOJ has to say about commutations, in general: “The power to commute a sentence for a federal offense is vested in the President alone. It is an extraordinary remedy that is very rarely granted.”