See the Moment FBI Agents Arrested Roger Stone

See the Moment FBI Agents Arrested Roger Stone

Stone was to appear in court in Florida on Friday morning.

Early this morning, a group of 29 heavily armed Federal Bureau of Investigation officers carried out a pre-dawn raid to apprehend the foppish 66-year-old Republican political consultant Roger Stone at the request of special counsel Robert Mueller. His case will be transferred to Washington, D.C.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether the president obstructed the investigation.

Mr Stone then emerged from court grinning broadly while flashing a Nixonian double V-sign and wearing a blue Ralph Lauren polo shirt.

"There's no circumstance under which I would bear false witness to the president".

Here's what you need to know. The campaign said it fired him after he tried to grab too much of the spotlight while Stone insisted that he quit. He stated that it was "disconcerting" that CNN had been aware that his arrest was imminent while his own attorney had not known about it.

CNN, apparently tipped off to the raid, lurked outside Stone's Florida home to capture video of the arrest.

Stone has been under federal investigation for two and a half years regarding his possible involvement with Russian intelligence operatives hacking emails during the 2016 presidential election. "There's a war on alternative media... they're trying to criminalize free speech".

Robert Mueller's investigation has been plugging away in secret for months now, and the only real sign of its progress is the periodic arrest and charging of a number of individuals.

Stone denied any wrongdoing: "None whatsoever".

The document quotes Stone encouraging Credico to cover up Stone's false statements to the House intelligence committee by doing "a Frank Pentangeli", a reference to a character in The Godfather: Part II who lies before Congress. He repeated again that he would not testify against President Trump.

His staff also linked to a fundraising page for people to help Stone pay his hefty legal fees.

For decades, Stone kept turning up in the centre of political controversies.

He explained on the program, "This has been financially devastating".

He added that the controversy surrounding the investigation had "devastated" his private consulting business, prompted him to lose his health and life insurance, forced him to sell his auto, and lose money from the college fund he created for his grandchildren.

"I'm in for the fight of my life but I will not quit". I had to sell my auto. He described Robert Mueller as a "runaway Special Prosecutor who is accountable to no one".

Jerome Corsi, a right-wing political commentator and conspiracy theorist, confirmed on Friday he is "Person 1" cited in the indictment of Roger Stone and said he no longer believed he would be charged as part of the US special counsel's Russian Federation probe. I never received any of the WikiLeaks disclosures.

Repeating numerous same denials made to Jones, Stone also vowed that he would never, unlike the president's former lawyer Michael Cohen, testify against Trump.

The Stone indictment, for instance, reflects an unflattering portrait of a presidential campaign eager to exploit stolen emails about a political opponent.

Could it be Donald Trump who instructed them at that later paragraph?

Stone admitted he did "forget" about his emails and texts related to Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange, but he expects to be "acquitted and vindicated". The indictment alleged a senior Trump campaign official was directed by an unnamed person to make contact with Stone about WikiLeaks releases that could affect the Clinton campaign negatively.

In his ABC interview, Stone suggested that official was Trump deputy campaign manager Rick Gates, but he called that speculation on his part and said he never spoke about the matter with Gates.

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