Stone was taken in custody after an early morning raid on his Florida home Friday and indicted on charges of lying to lawmakers about his contacts with Wikileaks, witness tampering and obstructing a House Intelligence Committee probe into whether the Trump campaign conspired with Russian Federation.
Stone was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, early Friday after a grand jury in Washington handed down an indictment, charging him with five counts of making false statements, one count of obstruction of a legal proceeding, and one count of witness tampering.
Stone on Friday denied any wrongdoing, flashing Nixon's famous "victory" sign as he stood outside a Florida courthouse hours after he was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who moved on his house before dawn.
On the same day has he was arrested in Florida, Trump ally Roger Stone sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo to talk about the events of the day and what the now indicted Stone thinks may happen next.
On Saturday, Stone sought to make light of the charges leveled against him and appeared at his home wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the slogan: 'ROGER STONE DID NOTHING WRONG!' on the front.
A longtime friend and political advisor to President Trump, Stone played his first dirty trick in grade school and boasts that he hasn't stopped since.
Representatives for Mr Stone could also not be immediately reached.
Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, has acknowledged he was expecting to get "dirt" on Clinton at the meeting.
Stone has a knack for commanding attention: He sports impeccably tailored suits and close-cropped bleach blond hair and is willing to say just about anything. Stone complained Credico hasn't been charged with crimes after lying to a grand jury about being his source.
The indictment says Stone repeatedly discussed WikiLeaks with campaign associates and lays out in detail Stone's conversations about emails stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and posted in the weeks before Trump beat Clinton.Читайте также: Michael Cohen postpones testimony, cites Trump's 'threats' against family
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the Stone indictment was unrelated to the president.
But prosecutors did not accuse Trump of wrongdoing or charge Stone with conspiring with WikiLeaks or with the Russian intelligence officers Mueller says hacked the emails.
Mr Trump today called the investigation the "Greatest Witch Hunt in the History of our Country!"
Trump made a more serious albeit ultimately unsuccessful run for the White House in 2000, but it wasn't until Trump declared his candidacy for president in 2015 that Stone began to see his decadeslong push to put Trump in the White House within reach. "Rather, the indictment focuses on alleged false statements Mr".
A crowd chanted "Lock Him Up", riffing on the "Lock Her Up" chant that Trump and his surrogates led against Clinton at rallies in 2016. Why Stone did not do the same thing is not exactly clear, although apparently he anxious that it would make Trump look bad by implying that his former adviser had done something criminal.
The indictment doesn't name WikiLeaks, but paints a picture of how Stone was allegedly in touch with top Trump campaign officials about leaked Democratic emails from "Organization 1" during the 2016 presidential campaign.
"Stone cold since 1968" on the back.
According to special counsel, Stone had dozens of text messages pertinent to that inquiry when he made that statement.
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