FBI arrests Roger Stone, former advisor of President Trump

FBI arrests Roger Stone, former advisor of President Trump

A federal grand jury has indicted Donald Trump associate Roger Stone on charges of lying about the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced Friday.

Stone has been arrested and faces a court appearance later today, it added.

“The indictment, which was unsealed upon arrest, contains seven counts: one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of false statements, and one count of witness tampering,” Mueller’s office said in a statement.

Stone, a veteran political consultant and long-time adviser to Trump, has repeatedly said he is innocent and that Mueller is conducting a vendetta against him and the president.

The allegations revolve around Stone’s alleged contacts with WikiLeaks, the organization that released thousands of emails about Democrats during the 2016 election in an effort to damage Trump opponent Hillary Clinton.

“During the summer of 2016, STONE spoke to senior Trump Campaign officials about Organization 1 and information it might have had that would be damaging to the Clinton Campaign,” the indictment said. “STONE was contacted by senior Trump Campaign officials to inquire about future releases by Organization 1.”

Organization 1 is a reference to WikiLeaks.

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  1. Twiistz

    “Congratulations to the FBI for their…tremendous..work, arresting lair lair pants red with fire… Roger Stone (who I’ve never met), I met so many people, more people than anyone has ever met. NO COLLUSION”

  2. Alan Lusk

    Mueller is a thug! Look at the way he treated the Democrats and Clinton. He didn't need to break in in the middle of the night. These are Gestapo tactics.If you look objectively at all the evidence he would be rounding up most of Obama's White House. I am also so tired of them talking about his service. Face it he's in it for POWER and MONEY. I wish someone had the power to crush him and the politicians who have perpetrated this fraud on us. Why was CNN tipped off? Because Mueller is a crook I hope he gets caught that would be justice. Please rank and file FBI spill the beans on these scumbags. Stand Up against these corporate funded news services. These parasites aren't Edward Murrow.

  3. Joelz Castillo

    They gonna keep arresting innocent people only because they hate trump. Until we get really pissed off and take justice in our own hands .. Look the real criminals aren't getting arrested like Hillary Clinton, James Comey, lotteta lynch barrack Obama James Clapper Peter strokz lisa page. John brennan ect.. they should've been in jail by now.

  4. Johnny Wad

    These are the types of charges that will be difficult for Stone to deny or refute the evidence. When your entire life is built on vampire babies, conspiracy theories, and ufo sightings, truth and reality will be a shock to the system.

  5. T Dutch

    Russian satellite state, the divided Rogue states of Trump, former United States of America and leader of the free world, under Russian Mole comrade Trump turned into a pitiful dictatorship within two year, The FBI sees that and have taken their conclusions.

  6. Sandra McGill

    There was no Russian meddling in the election!!!
    That was the hand of God!

    Now when the Democrats finish wasting your time could you check on the real tragedy of this country, the people who are destroying it from the inside out, who belong back in their homeland taking full responsibility of themselves!

  7. Chizak

    You know I keep hoping and wishing that the truth will eventually be brought to light and that is that Seth Rich was murdered for leaking those DNC emails to wikileaks. I know this to be truth without a doubt. But every day we slip further from that ever being revealed. The arrest of Stone is just another layer of deception by the deepstate to cover up the truth. Every day that goes by the truth slips further and further away . As an American the only thing I want is for that truth to be known.

  8. Zac

    what Evidence of Collusion??? Russians already have a history of profiting hugely off of Hillary peddling influence by selling uranium.Why do her in for unknown entity "America is getting ripped off on trade deals" Donald Trump ??? Stone arrested for political consulting You know , like consulting Democrat Scott Israel to get elected ??? This bad loser ploy by Hillary and company is a waste of your money hoping someone will lie about Trumped up charges on Trump. Strait out of a Third Reich novel.

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