President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to commute the prison sentence of his longtime friend, Roger Stone, and called for the extradition of another Russiagate figure: dossier author Christopher Steele.
“This man should be extradited, tried, and thrown into jail,” tweeted, referencing a story about a British court ruling against Steele in a lawsuit in London.
“A sick lier [sic] who was paid by Crooked Hillary & the DNC!” Trump continued.
Steele, a former MI6 officer, wrote the infamous report that accused the Trump campaign of engaging in a “well-developed conspiracy of cooperation” with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election. Steele’s dossier also alleged that the Kremlin had blackmail material on Trump in the form of a sex video of him with prostitutes in Moscow in 2013.
The FBI relied heavily on the dossier in its investigation of the Trump campaign and…