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Donald Trump ally asks for new trial amid DOJ controversy

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, President Donald Trump’s longtime ally, sought a new trial Friday, a day after the president accused one of the jurors of “significant bias.”

The motion for a new trial could delay Stone’s sentencing, scheduled for next week. His case has been at the center of a firestorm this week after the Justice Department backtracked on prosecutors’ request for a stiff prison sentence. 

On Thursday, Trump attacked a woman who revealed on Facebook she had been the forewoman of the jury that convicted Stone last year.

“Now it looks like the fore person in the jury, in the Roger Stone case, had significant bias,” Trump tweeted. “Add that to everything else, and this is not looking good for the ‘Justice’ Department.”

That woman is Tomeka Hart, a former school board member in Memphis, Tennessee. On Facebook, Hart defended the prosecutors who handled Stone’s case and recommended he serve seven to nine years in prison.

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