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Hannity to interview Roger Stone on Monday

Hannity to interview Roger Stone on Monday
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Fox News Channel's Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityCruz on Boehner: 'I wear with pride his drunken, bloviated scorn' MSNBC host: Boehner going after GOP 'crazies' now is 'too little too late' Sean Hannity responds to former Speaker Boehner: 'What's up with all the crying John?' MORE will interview Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneTwo alleged Oath Keepers from Roger Stone security detail added to conspiracy indictment Authorities arrest Oath Keeper leader seen with Roger Stone Political land mines await Garland at DOJ MORE on Monday evening, marking the first television interview by President TrumpDonald TrumpHarry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' Man arrested for allegedly threatening to stab undercover Asian officer in NYC Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech MORE's longtime adviser since having his prison sentence commuted on Friday.

Stone, 67, was convicted earlier this year on seven counts of lying to Congress and the FBI and of witness tampering, leading to a 40-month sentence. The GOP operative and Trump confidant was scheduled to report to prison on Tuesday before the president commuted his sentence late last week.

"During his first television interview since Trump granted him clemency, Stone will react to the news as well as offer his thoughts on former Special Counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE’s recent defense of his indictment," Fox News said in a statement Monday.

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Mueller, who led a 22-month investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, penned an op-ed in The Washington Post on Saturday saying Stone "remains a convicted felon, and rightly so."

"We made every decision in Stone’s case, as in all our cases, based solely on the facts and the law and in accordance with the rule of law," Mueller wrote. "The women and men who conducted these investigations and prosecutions acted with the highest integrity. Claims to the contrary are false."

The Russia investigation, which Trump has routinely called a “hoax,” did not conclude that Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election but detailed a series of contacts and found the campaign welcomed Russia's efforts. Stone was the last of six Trump associates to be charged in connection with Mueller’s investigation.

Stone recently told Axios that he plans to campaign for Trump this year.