and you brought them both up and still aren't happy.
The PROSECUTORS recommend a sentence and a judge normally goes along with it in most cases......unless there is a plea deal between the prosecutors and the defense, which is this case there wasn't.
The judge makes a decision that the recommendation is too harsh when compared to OTHER crimes, more offensive, that get lesser sentencing on a normal basis.....and this judge has not made that decision YET.
There is ANOTHER view that is legal.....that the DOJ, since these are actually FEDERAL charges involved, CAN make its OWN recommendation for sentencing based on comparing OTHER crimes that get are more serious but get lesser sentences, which is what has happened.
FINAL view/option....entirely resting on Trump's shoulders....let whatever sentence is given by crap prosecutors with an agenda stand and outright issue a PARDON, setting Stone free immediately.
Just because a handful of resentful prosecutors trying to set up an old man as an 'example' of their power can't handle being even a little bit compassionate considering how many REAL criminals they let walk every day and quit just goes to show how shallow they really are.
Boo-Hoo and don't let the door hit your arses on the way out.
The Prosecution makes "recommendations"
The Defense makes their plea on sentencing their client.
Or maybe the Defense makes their recommendations first.
The Judge makes the decision., sometimes after a time and consideration.
Does ANYONE TELL the Judge what the sentence WILL BE/SHOULD BE? Other than the individuals IN COURT.
DJT wants to say something to The Judge..get in the witness stand and take the oath. Like THAT's gonna' happen
HAS DJT replaced "the Judge"?
HE's not satisfied with appointing all those Judges......Now HE wants to be one? OR just pull the strings/work the hand puppets.
TheRUMP?.......Above the law?
HE IS THE LAW?