A deal is in the works for Miami health care mogul Philip Esformes, whose prison term was commuted by Trump

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — In a politically fraught Medicare fraud case, a deal appears to be in the works between the Justice Department and a South Florida health care executive whose 20-year prison sentence was commuted by former President Donald Trump, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the negotiations. Philip Esformes still faces a potential retrial on charges that deadlocked during his first trial. A retrial of Esformes, who claims that Trump’s commutation protects him against double jeopardy for being charged for the same crime, would likely be an abridged version of his first trial. But …

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