Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Trump, was indicted Thursday and arrested Friday on charges of obstruction, making false statements, and witness tampering as part of the special counsel’s wide-ranging probe.
Stone has been saying for months that he might be arrested. He said Mueller believes he had advance knowledge of the Wikileaks hacked/leaked Democrat emails in 2016. For two years, Stone has denied having such knowledge.
He will appear in court later on Friday.
The charges are all process crimes.
The 24-page indictment alleges Stone worked to obstruct the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by lying to the committee, denying he had records sought by the committee, and persuading a witness to give false testimony. He is arrested on seven counts.
To be more specific, he is charged with one count of obstructing the House Intelligence Committee investigation, five counts of lying to the committee, and one count of trying to get another witness (Randy Credico) to lie to the committee[…]
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