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Trump declines to rule out pardon for Roger Stone

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 12, 2020, 9:41 PM UTC / Updated Feb. 12, 2020, 10:22 PM UTCBy Lauren EganWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declined Wednesday to say whether he was considering a pardon for his longtime confidant Roger Stone, leaving the possibility open just a day after the Justice Department announced that it would reduce Stone's recommended sentence."I don't want to say yet," Trump told reporters when asked during an event in the Oval Office whether he was considering pardoning Stone."People were hurt viciously and badly by these corrupt people," Trump continued. "I want to thank the Justice Department for se ...