Top Trump Adviser Arrested By Mueller’s Team In Russia Probe

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Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday on charges of obstruction, giving false statements and witness tampering as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference.

Stone, a longtime Republican operative and self-described “dirty trickster,” has been under the microscope over his alleged connection to WikiLeaks and hacked Democratic emails released by the site during the 2016 presidential campaign. He has repeatedly denied any collusion with WikiLeaks.

Stone, 66, was arrested before dawn by a team of federal agents at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a day after a grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia indicted him on one count of “obstruction of proceeding,” five counts of making false statements and one count of witness tampering.


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