Roger Stone slams his prosecution, says trial was ‘most horrible experience’

Roger Stone on Monday night said his trial for lying to Congress was “the most horrible experience you can have” — and slammed the federal justice system for his prosecution.

Stone, whose 40-month sentence was commuted by President Trump Friday, blasted his prosecution while venting about his experience in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity.

“This is the most horrible experience you can have because I see immediately why 99 percent of the people who chose to plead not guilty and go to trial, lose,” Stone, 67, told Hannity.

“When you’re up against the horrific and deep-pocket resources of the federal government and these, really sadistic, arrogant, politically motivated prosecutors … I had a biased judge, I had a stacked jury, I had a corrupt jury forewoman,” Stone fumed.

Stone’s lawyer, David Schoen, said in the interview that he and Stone will “have to sit down and make a decision as to whether to go forward with the appeal.”

Stone was convicted in November 2019 on seven counts of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements to Congress stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

If Stone does seek to have his charges acquitted, Schoen said they would do it before Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who presided over Stone’s trial.

“I’ve got to become convinced that I could get a fair second trial, because I certainly didn’t get a fair first trial,” Stone said.

A longtime adviser to Trump, Stone again heaped praise on the president for commuting his sentence days before it was scheduled to begin.

“I have deep, deep affection for Donald Trump because I’ve known him 40 years,” Stone said.

“He saved my life, and at least on paper, he gave me a chance to fight for vindication,” he said.

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