A prosecutor in the criminal case against former Trump adviser Roger Stone said supervisors repeatedly told him Mr. Stone would receive special treatment “because of his relationship with the president,” according to prepared remarks posted Tuesday before a House hearing.

The prosecutor, Aaron Zelinsky, said the U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. was “receiving heavy pressure from the highest levels” of the department to “cut Stone a break.” In an episode that roiled the agency, senior officials earlier this year ordered prosecutors…

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