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The Office of the Inspector General that independently oversees the Justice Department is examining the sentencing recommendation for GOP operative Roger Stone, a DOJ source confirmed to Fox News.

The inspector general’s investigation, which was first reported by NBC News, comes after Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Zelinsky testified before Congress in June that a DOJ decision to recommend a lighter sentence than originally suggested was politically motivated.

Zelinsky, a member of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, resigned from the Stone case after being overruled by DOJ superiors.

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