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Trump insists he has ‘legal right' to intervene in DOJ cases, but has chosen not to


Added 02-14-20 10:29:01am EST - “President Trump on Friday insisted he has a "legal right" to intervene in criminal cases, but has so far chosen not to -- amid a controversy surrounding Attorney General William Barr's decision to overrule a recommended sentence for…” - Foxnews.com

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President Trump addresses sentencing of Roger Stone while speaking with the press at the White House.

President Trump on Friday insisted he has a “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases, but has so far chosen not to -- amid a controversy surrounding Attorney General William Barr’s decision to overrule a recommended sentence for former Trump adviser Roger Stone.

Trump quoted comments made by Barr in which the AG said: “The president has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.”

“This doesn’t mean that I do not have, as president, the legal right to do so, I do, but I have so far chosen not to!” Trump tweeted.

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