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Democrats Demand Investigating Barr Over Roger Stone Sentencing

Democrats are calling for investigations into Attorney General William Barr’s decision over the prison sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone.

Stone was convicted of lying to Congress and other charges and the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors initially recommended a sentence of seven to nine years.

However, with Barr’s input, the DOJ asked the federal court for “far less” sentencing.

President Trump weighed in on Stone’s sentencing on social media.

President Trump praised Barr “for taking charge” of the Stone case.

Barr told ABC News that President Trump’s tweets make it “Impossible for me to do my job,” igniting more controversy over Stone’s sentencing.

Importantly, Barr made it clear President Trump hasn’t interfered in his criminal cases, saying, “And I’m happy to say that, in fact, the president has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.”

President Trump responded to Barr’s comment on social media.

Democrats slammed Barr on the subject.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling for a DOJ investigation.

2020 presidential candidate Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for Barr to resign or to be impeached.

Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) each sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee calling for an investigation into the DOJ’s decision on the recommended sentencing for Stone.

Blumenthal wrote, “This highly unusual about-face by the Department is stunning and alarming,” and Harris wrote, “We must review these events and assess their impact on the integrity of the Department and our system of justice.”

Appearing on MSNBC, Blumenthal said Barr was President Trump’s, “henchman and political operative.”

The anti-Trump media also weighed on.

CNN host Don Lemon criticized Barr.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes said, “It’s clear Barr’s job is to enact Trump’s corrupt policies.”

Democrats and the anti-Trump media will do everything they can to undermine President Trump because they know they can’t beat him in the 2020 presidential election.

Deneen Borelli

Deneen Borelli is the author of Blacklash: How Obama and the Left are Driving Americans to the Government Plantation. Deneen is a contributor with Newsmax Broadcasting. She is a former Fox News contributor and has appeared regularly on “Hannity,” “Fox & Friends,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” and “America’s Newsroom.” She has also appeared on Fox Business Network programs “Making Money with Charles Payne,” “The Evening Edit with Liz MacDonald,” and “Cavuto: Coast to Coast.” Previously, Deneen appeared on MSNBC, CNN, the BBC and C-SPAN. In addition to television, Deneen co-hosted radio programs on the SiriusXM Patriot channel with her husband Tom. Recently, Deneen co-hosted the Reigniting Liberty podcast with Tom. Deneen is a frequent speaker at political events, including the FreedomWorks 9.12.2009 March on D.C. which drew a crowd estimated at over 800,000 people. Deneen is also an Ambassador with CloutHub.com, a social media platform that promotes free speech, and with the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) which advances policies that put Americans first. Deneen testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources in May 2011 and before the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee in December 2011. Previously, Deneen was a BlazeTV.com host, Outreach Director with FreedomWorks.org overseeing its Empower.org outreach program, a Project 21 Senior Fellow, and Manager of Media Relations with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Prior to joining CORE, Deneen worked at Philip Morris USA for 20 years. During her corporate career at Philip Morris she worked in various positions, her last as Project Management Coordinator in the Information Management department where she was responsible for the department’s mandated quality processes, communications, sales information and database management. Deneen began her Philip Morris career as a secretary and advanced to positions of increasing responsibilities. Deneen worked full-time and attended classes at night for 11 years to earn her B.A. in Managerial Marketing from Pace University, New York City. Deneen served on the Board of Trustees with The Opportunity Charter School in Harlem, New York. She appeared in educational videos for children, worked as a runway fashion model, and auditioned for television commercials. Her interests include ancient history, pistol target shooting, photography, and volunteering at her church. Deneen currently resides in Connecticut with her husband Tom.

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