Bradley Manning Avoids Maximum Sentence. Gets 35 Years In Prison.

(Editor’s Note: Still 35 Years Too Much!)

On Wednesday, the sentencing phase of Private first class Bradley Manning’s trial ended when Army Judge Col. Denise Lind sentenced the soldier to 35 years in prison for releasing thousands of military cables and war logs to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Manning was found guilty for 20 of 22 charges including espionage and avoided the maximum sentence of 90 years. RT’s Liz Wahl has more on the punishment from Fort Meade, Maryland.