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Attorney general's actions spark outrage and unease among US prosecutors

Feb 15, 2020 - CNN

NEW YORK (CNN) -- As the clash between Justice Department leaders and career prosecutors in the case of President Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone spilled into public earlier this week, the leaders of the public-corruption unit in the Manhattan US attorney's office sat on a courtroom bench, watching with unease as the news flashed across their cell phone screens.

Those prosecutors, who had put Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen in prison, were in court Tuesday to ove...