×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags:

Career Justice Department Staff to Outline Political Meddling in Stone, Antitrust Cases

Career Justice Department Staff to Outline Political Meddling in Stone, Antitrust Cases

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 03:12 PM

By Sarah N. Lynch and Diane Bartz

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The federal office that led the prosecution of President Donald Trump's friend Roger Stone received "heavy pressure from the highest levels of the Department of Justice" to ease its sentencing recommendation, career prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky plans to tell Congress, according to his prepared remarks.

Zelinsky, who withdrew from the Roger Stone case, will testify on Wednesday before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee about political pressures that his office faced.

He will appear alongside John Elias, a career antitrust lawyer who separately will testify about political interference in antitrust cases involving marijuana companies and the auto industry. (Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch and Diane Bartz; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

© 2021 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.


US
121
2020-12-23
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 03:12 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
Join the Newsmax Community
Register To Comment Login To Comment
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved