F.B.I Arrested Roger Stone Another under a spectacular move the counsel Robert Mueller earlier this morning!

Indeed, earlier this morning Roger Stone, a President Donald consigliere, was apprehended Friday morning in the F.B.I raid at Roger Stone residence. Under the order of the counsel’s investigation was charged with lying Congress obstructing the probe.


Nevertheless, a sum of seven-count indictment against Stone according the indictment document. However, Roger Stone is a -proclaimed “dirty trickster,” becomes the first criminal counsel Robert Mueller for 201.


Meanwhile, the Roger Stone indictment document provides pleiad details demonstrate acquaintances durant of 2016 were belligerently seeking politically the of hacked of impairing former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s .

Nonetheless, It indicates that some non-revealed senior appointees contacted Stone asked him stolen emails relating to Clinton might be disclosed. But, it’s important to notice the indictment does not charge Stone with conspiring with WikiLeaks so far. Whenever, the anti-secrecy website that published the emails, after the Russian officers Mueller says hacked them.

 

Alternatively, the special counsel’s accuses him of witness tampering, obstruction and false statements concerning his interactions related to WikiLeaks’ . Some of those false statements were made to the House intelligence committee, according to the indictment file document.


Remember that a aired of the raid at Stone’s Fort Lauderdale home, showing FBI agents in body armor using large weapons and night-vision equipment, running up to the home and banging repeatedly on the door.


“FBI the door!” one shouts. “FBI, warrant!” Stone could then be seen in the doorway in his sleepwear before he was led away. He is expected to in court later Friday.


Stone is the sixth Trump aide charged in Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between and the Trump campaign and the 34th person overall. The investigation has laid bare multiple contacts between Trump associates and during the campaign and transition period and efforts several to conceal those communications.


- for his political antics and hardball tactics, Stone has revealed in being a Washington wheeler-dealer back to the Nixon administration. He has also pushed several and was an early and vocal supporter of Trump’s candidacy.


The against Stone comes weeks after Trump’s former national security adviser was castigated a judge in court and just before his ex-campaign chairman was due in court on allegations that he had lied to Mueller’s prosecutors.


Stone was one of Trump’s earliest political advisers, encouraging both his presidential runs. He briefly served on Trump’s 2016 campaign but was pushed out amid infighting with then-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. Stone continued communicating with Trump on occasion and stayed plugged into the circle of advisers both and informal who worked with and around Trump.


Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s press secretary, told Friday the charges brought against Stone “don’t anything to do with the president.”


According to the indictment, many of those conversations involved WikiLeaks. The indictment lays out in detail Stone’s conversations stolen Democratic emails posted the group in the weeks before Trump, a , beat Clinton.

Mueller’s has those emails, belonging to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, were hacked by Russian intelligence officers.


The document says that by June and July 2016, Stone had told senior Trump campaign officials that he had indicating that WikiLeaks had obtained documents that could be damaging to Clinton’s campaign.


After July 22, 2016, WikiLeaks of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee, the indictment says a senior Trump campaign official “was directed” to contact Stone additional releases and “what other damaging ” WikiLeaks had “regarding the Clinton campaign.” The indictment does not name the official or say who directed the outreach to Stone.


Another Trump campaign official cited in the indictment is , who later became Trump’s strategist in the . Bannon referred to as a “high-ranking Trump Campaign official,” exchanged emails with Stone in October 2016 WikiLeaks’ plans for releasing hacked material. The indictment quotes from those emails, had previously been made public by outlets.


While the indictment provides some new insight into the Trump campaign, it largely with what prosecutors say were Stone’s false statements about his conversations with conservative writer and theorist Jerome Corsi and host Randy Credico. Corsi is referred to as Person 1 in the indictment, and Credico as Person 2.


The indictment accuses Stone of carrying out a “prolonged effort” to keep Credico from contradicting his testimony before the House intelligence committee. During that effort, prosecutors note that Stone repeatedly told Credico to “do a ‘ Pentangeli,'” a reference to a character in “The Godfather: Part II” who lies before a congressional committee.


Stone is also accused of threatening Credico. The indictment cites several , some of already been made public, that Stone to Credico last . On April , Stone called Credico a “rat” and a “stoolie” and accused him of backstabbing his friends. Stone also threatened to “take that away from you,” a reference to Credico’s , Bianca.


“I am so . Let’s it on. Prepare to die (expletive),” Stone also wrote to Credico. The indictment had been expected. Stone has for months he was prepared to be charged, though he has denied any wrongdoing.

A jury for months had heard from witnesses connected to Stone. And the intelligence committee last voted to release a transcript of Stone’s testimony to Mueller as a precursor to an indictment

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