President Trump on Tuesday told reporters he believed the recommendation issued by the Justice Department Monday, seeking 7-9 years imprisonment for his former campaign adviser Roger Stone, was “an insult to our country.”

On Tuesday, the DOJ announced it would revise its recommendation following widespread condemnation from the president others at the Justice Department.

Asked if he had any part in seeking leniency from the DOJ for Stone, Trump replied he had not, before proceeding to call the nearly decade long sentence recommendation “ridiculous.”

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