Wednesday, January 30, 2019


Trump’s reaction to the Roger Stone indictment!

As Robert Mueller moves into Trump’s inner circle, there’s evidence of collusion everywhere, and it has everything to do with the president.

But is Trump's collusion a criminal conspiracy against America?

Stone was charged with obstruction of justice, lying to Congress, and witness tampering.

Stone had sought to downplay his connection to WikiLeaks, but the indictment portrays him as actively involved.

Most significantly, the indictment makes it clear Stone wasn’t just freelancing: He was working on behalf of the Trump campaign.

Furthermore, the indictment alleges “a senior Trump Campaign official was directed to contact” Stone to find out what other damaging information about Clinton might be coming.

But the criminal implications for those in the campaign remain nebulous.

Mueller could uncover evidence of a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russians, or the campaign’s numerous documented interactions with Russians were not criminal, but those interactions could be politically devastating for Trump in 2020.

In 2016, the Trump campaign, knowing that emails were stolen from an opponent by a hostile foreign power, did not alert the authorities or disavow that act but secretly accepted the help.

In a text message quoted in the indictment, Stone allegedly told a witness who was being asked to testify before Congress: “Stonewall it. Plead the fifth. Anything to save the plan. . . . Richard Nixon.” The reference to the 37th president, who was Stone’s political idol.

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