Update: Stone says posting judge pic was egregious error

Politics 02/21/19, 15:48

The Latest on Roger Stone (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Trump confidant Roger Stone says he made an egregious mistake by posting an Instagram photo of the judge presiding over his criminal case with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun. During a tense court hearing Thursday, Stone said there was ...

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post about her

Politics 02/18/19, 22:24

President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologized to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun. Stone and his lawyers filed a notice Monday night saying Stone recognized "the photograph and ...

Roger Stone formally apologizes to judge handling his case

Politics 02/18/19, 21:07

Roger Stone issued a formal apology Monday to the federal judge handling his case in the special counsel’s investigation. “Please inform the Court that the photograph and comment today was improper and should not have been posted,” Stone wrote in a statement submitted by his attorneys. “I had no intention of ...

Media hypes Roger Stone ‘revelation’ that has been public for a year

Politics 02/16/19, 20:30

News outlets and media pundits on Friday seized on a court filing in the special counsel’s case against Roger Stone that referred to communication the longtime Trump confidant had with WikiLeaks and Guccifer 2.0, the group of alleged Russian operatives suspected of stealing Democrats’ emails during the 2016 campaign. The court ...

Lyndon LaRouche’s conspiracy mindset lives on

U.S. 02/15/19, 02:05

Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, with his name little known to anyone under 50 and his death rumored online a day before mainstream outlets confirmed it. His influence will surely outlast him. The 8-time presidential candidate never received many votes, but he had a global following, and has ...

Wife of Roger Stone seeks donations on Gingrich’s email list

Politics 02/12/19, 15:59

The wife of Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone is using the email distribution list of former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich to request contributions for her husband's legal defense. Nydia Stone's statement Tuesday says she and her husband were roused by the FBI at their Florida home in a "terrifying pre-dawn" ...

Stone fights gag order in criminal case in Russia probe

Politics 02/08/19, 13:11

Lawyers for longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone say a federal judge shouldn't bar Stone from making public statements about his criminal case in the Russia investigation. Stone's attorneys argued that in court papers filed Friday. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson is considering issuing a gag order in Stone's case to ...

Update: Judge considering gag order in Roger Stone case

Politics 02/01/19, 15:00

The Latest on Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A federal judge says she's considering a gag order in the special counsel's case against Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Friday that the case has already received substantial publicity, including from statements Stone ...

Trump: ‘I never did’ direct Roger Stone to contact WikiLeaks

Politics 02/01/19, 08:18

President Donald Trump said Thursday he did not direct anyone in his campaign to ask Roger Stone to contact WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign. “No, I didn’t. I never did,” Trump told The New York Times in an Oval Office interview when asked if he spoke with Stone about WikiLeaks. He repeated the ...

Stone heads to court; Mueller cites potential evidence trove

Politics 02/01/19, 04:12

Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone is due back in court in the special counsel's Russia investigation as prosecutors say that they've recovered "voluminous" material in the case. Stone faces a status conference in federal court in Washington on Friday, just three days after he pleaded not guilty to felony charges of ...

Graham asks FBI director for briefing on Roger Stone raid

Politics 01/30/19, 17:34

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he wants a briefing from the FBI on the tactics it used last week when agents arrested President Donald Trump’s confidant Roger Stone as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Stone, who was charged with lying about his pursuit of ...

Roger Stone pleads not guilty to Mueller charges

Politics 01/29/19, 18:16

Roger Stone pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in the special counsel’s investigation. Stone, 66, was indicted on Friday on several charges mostly related to his testimony in September 2017 to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that Stone made false statements about his discussions with ...

Roger Stone to face federal judge in DC

Politics 01/29/19, 00:18

After a publicity-filled weekend spent asserting his innocence and slamming investigators, Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone will appear before a federal judge who may look to muzzle him as the case moves forward. Stone faces a Tuesday morning arraignment in Washington and is expected to plead not guilty to charges that ...

Stepson of target in Russia probe testifies to grand jury

Politics 01/24/19, 13:41

The stepson of conservative writer Jerome Corsi, who is a target in the special counsel's Russia investigation, appeared before a grand jury on Thursday and was questioned about a computer that he and Corsi had discussed being "scrubbed," his lawyer said. Andrew Stettner spent about an hour facing questions at the ...

Ex-Trump adviser Stone admits to InfoWars lies, settles suit

U.S. 12/18/18, 02:02

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website. The Wall Street Journal reports exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui sued Stone in March, saying Stone accused him of being a "turncoat criminal" who violated U.S. election law. Stone ...

Associate of Roger Stone in plea talks with Mueller

Politics 11/23/18, 12:53

A conservative writer and associate of Trump confidant Roger Stone said Friday that he is in plea talks with special counsel Robert Mueller's team. Jerome Corsi told The Associated Press he has been negotiating a potential plea but declined to comment further. He said on a YouTube show last week that ...

Roger Stone presents himself as WikiLeaks insider in emails

Politics 11/01/18, 20:30

Newly released emails from the 2016 presidential campaign appear to show political operative Roger Stone presenting himself as a WikiLeaks insider to Steve Bannon, who was at the heart of then-candidate Donald Trump's run for president. The emails, which were published Thursday by The New York Times, touch on a central ...

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