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

Indeed, earlier morning Roger Stone, a Donald Trump consigliere, was apprehended Friday morning in the F.B.I raid Roger Stone residence. the order the counsel’s investigation and was charged lying to Congress and obstructing the probe.

Nevertheless, a sum seven-count against Stone to the document. However, Roger Stone a -proclaimed “dirty trickster,” becomes the first criminal case from counsel Robert Mueller for 201.

Meanwhile, the Roger Stone document provides pleiad details to to demonstrate how Trump campaign acquaintances durant summer 2016 were belligerently seeking to politically from the release of hacked pieces of impairing to former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

Nonetheless, It indicates some non-revealed senior Trump campaign appointees contacted Stone and asked him stolen emails relating to Clinton might be disclosed. But, it’s important to notice the does charge Stone conspiring WikiLeaks so far. Whenever, the anti-secrecy website published the emails, after the Russian officers Mueller says hacked them.


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

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

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

Stone the sixth Trump aide charged in Mueller’s investigation into potential between and the Trump campaign and the 34th person overall. The investigation has bare 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 dating back to the Nixon administration. He has also pushed several theories and was an early and vocal supporter of Trump’s candidacy.

The case against Stone comes weeks after Trump’s former national security adviser was castigated a judge in court and just hours 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 his presidential runs. He briefly served on Trump’s 2016 campaign but was pushed out amid infighting -campaign Corey Lewandowski. Stone continued communicating Trump on occasion and stayed plugged into the circle of advisers formal and informal worked with and around Trump.

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

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

Mueller’s office has said 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 be damaging to Clinton’s campaign.

After July 22, 2016, WikiLeaks release of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee, the indictment says a senior Trump campaign official “was directed” to Stone about additional and “what other damaging ” WikiLeaks had “regarding the Clinton campaign.” The indictment does the official say directed the outreach to Stone.

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

While the indictment provides some new insight into the Trump campaign, it deals largely with what prosecutors say were Stone’s false statements about his conversations with conservative writer and theorist Jerome Corsi and radio 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 ‘Frank 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 messages, some of have already been made , that Stone to Credico last year. On April , Stone called Credico a “rat” and a “stoolie” and accused him of backstabbing his . Stone also threatened to “take that dog away from you,” a reference to Credico’s dog, .

“I am so ready. Let’s get it on. Prepare to die (expletive),” Stone also wrote to Credico. The indictment had been expected. Stone has said 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 year voted to release a transcript of Stone’s testimony to Mueller as a precursor to an indictment