It has been reported that Roger Stone secretly filed a motion for a new trial that was denied by a federal judge on Wednesday.
According to CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz, the motion was filed under seal and was not revealed until Judge Amy Berman Jackson denied it on Wednesday
A federal judge has denied Roger Stone a new trial after he made a request under seal, according to a notice from the court. Judge Jackson made her ruling known on Wednesday, her first public response following the withdrawals of all prosecutors on the case. @kpolantz
— Shimon Prokupecz (@ShimonPro) February 12, 2020
Stone’s case has been covered nationwide and it has made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons.
The case came under scrutiny after several prosecutors quit over a Department of Justice decision to seek a more lenient sentence.
The DOJ’s decision came hours after Trump took to Twitter to complain that Stone’s sentence was unfair.