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Trump ally Roger Stone arrested on seven charges in Mueller probe.
Stone allegedly made multiple attempts to contact Wikileaks via intermediary about hacked Democratic emails. He infamously ‘predicted’ the release of the DNC hacked emails of John Podesta on Twitter, and is thought to have intimate knowledge of what knowledge Trump had of the infiltration of his campaign by Russia and the use of illegally stolen emails.
Roger Stone, is a key ally of Donald Trump, was arrested on charges of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements, the office of the special counsel, Robert Mueller, has announced. Stone says he will never flip on Trump.
The indictment alleges that Stone made multiple attempts to contact WikiLeaks through an intermediary about documents stolen from the Democratic national committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and passed on information to Trump’s election campaign team about the documents.
Stone was arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Friday after an indictment was issued by a federal grand jury in Washington DC the day before, said a spokesman for Mueller, who is investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election and any ties to the Trump campaign.
Stone would appear in court in Fort Lauderdale later on Friday, the spokesman said.