After Trump confidant Roger Stone drew widespread attention for advising President Donald Trump to declare martial law after Election Day, he has continued to promote conspiracy theories about Democrats stealing the election to justify Trump taking draconian actions to stay in office.Roger Stone continues to lay the groundwork for Trump to declare martial law | Media Matters for America
Roger Stone, long-time Rasputin-like political advisor and confidant to Donald Trump, should be in federal prison right now. Stone was convicted and sentenced for seven federal felonies, based, among other things, on his lying to Congress regarding his communications with Wikileaks about coordinating release of Hillary Clinton’s stolen emails for maximum advantage to the 2016 Trump campaign.
Instead, Stone is back on the streets after Trump commuted his sentence. Stone had told the media that Trump should let him out of the slammer so he could more effectively help Trump to stay in office. Trump apparently agreed
So much for the Separation of Powers and Contempt of Court (ODT)
In an 85 minute interview with the NY Times, Donald Trump denied having anything to do with Wikileaks or Roger Stone’s actions surrounding their release of hacked Democratic emails.
He also has a bridge to sell you and for an extra few dollars, Chris Christie will autograph any section you want.
Mueller’s indictments of Stone spell out interactions with the Trump campaign and Wikileaks pretty clearly and Donald’s relationship with Roger Stone goes much longer and deeper than Michael Cohen’s ever did.
Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, was arrested in the special counsel’s Russia investigation in a pre-dawn raid at his Florida home on Friday and was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing the probe.
The seven-count indictment against Stone, a self-proclaimed “dirty trickster” and an adviser to Trump in his unorthodox bid for the White House, is the first criminal case in months from special counsel Robert Mueller.