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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

representative of WikiLeaks” and people associated with his campaign, including his political adviser Roger Stone

“I do not recall discussing WikiLeaks with him,” Trump also wrote of Stone, “nor do I recall being aware

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

And in October 2016, Steve Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Stone had told the campaign

Letter brought up redactions in the report associated with Stone and a redacted reference to something

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Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Washington — President Trump's former campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was found guilty by a jury on Friday

Stone faces up to 50 years in prison — the witness tampering charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years

"So they now convict Roger Stone of lying and want to jail him for many years to come.

witnesses were called to testify, including former deputy Trump campaign manager Rick Gates and Steve Bannon

Stone himself, however, chose not to take the stand. 

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Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington.

Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend

Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

President Donald Trump's longtime friend and onetime campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was convicted in

Mueller brought the charges against Stone in January.

Stone pleaded not guilty to them all, and once vowed he would be "vindicated" at trial.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, who took the stand last week, described Stone as the Trump campaign's

Prosecutors did not allege that Stone and Kushner ever actually met.

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Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

President Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone was convicted on Friday of lying to lawmakers investigating

Stone was accused of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about his communications with WikiLeaks

deliberating Thursday after about a week of testimony, including from Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon

Why would Stone produce documents?” Rogow asked.

Stone has been out on bail since his arrest.

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Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Wednesday was also the day of closing arguments in the trial of Roger Stone, the longtime Trump associate

During the trial, the former Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon testified that he regarded Stone

The Former Trump campaign staffer Rick Gates testified that Trump spoke directly to Stone about WikiLeaks

Stone seems to have exaggerated his WikiLeaks’ connections, but the trial made it clear that the Trump

By any normal metric, this week’s news — the impeachment hearing, the Stone trial, the mortifying Erdogan

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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

On the stand for the prosecution, Bannon pointed to Stone as the apparent point of access between the

According to Bannon, Stone is the only person affiliated with the Trump campaign who claimed to be in

In August 2016, Stone emailed Bannon to say that it was possible for Trump to win the election, and said

Under oath, Bannon said he interpreted this to mean that Stone was talking about campaign "dirty tricks

When asked why he emailed Stone on October 4, 2016, Bannon replied, "Because Roger was the guy who knew

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Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

ROGER STONE EXCUSED FROM FIRST DAY OF HIS TRIAL AFTER CLAIMING FOOD POISONING

Kravis argued that Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, Bannon said.

Stone called a Credico a "rat" and a "stoolie" in a threatening April 2018 email.

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Roger Stone with his wife Nydia Stone, right, leave federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, wanted to contact

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the 'œaccess point' to WikiLeaks, he said.

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial on charges of lying to Congress

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Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone's defense team rested its case Tuesday afternoon, with the usually outspoken Stone opting

STEVE BANNON TESTIFIES ROGER STONE 'IMPLIED' HE HAD WIKILEAKS CONNECTION

“In order for Roger Stone to be convicted of a false statement, the statement must be proven false.

The prosecution claimed during their opening statement that Stone used both radio host Randy Credico

wished that Credico did, and even if Credico falsely reported to Stone that he had.”

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Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon, former chief executive of President Trump’s first campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger

Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness in Stone’s criminal trial in federal court in Washington, D.C.

On the stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, regularly

be “hurting Hilary Clinton and helping the Trump campaign,” Bannon said.

Bannon said he had been interviewed several times by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, which was

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign viewed Roger Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks

“The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange,” Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

His testimony came after comedian and radio talk show Randy Credico told jurors that Stone pressured

Credico and Stone met in 2002 through the campaign of a third-party candidate for New York governor.

Despite their political differences, Stone was a regular guest on Credico’s radio show.

“He’s good on radio,” Credico said of Stone. “He’s a good guest to have on.”

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as “an access point” to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails

Stone, a colorful political operative and Trump ally, is charged with witness tampering and lying to

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon added.

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Stone, “nor do I recall being aware of Mr.

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Mr.

Stone had told the campaign “about potential future releases of damaging material” by WikiLeaks shortly

Stone and a redacted reference to something that Paul Manafort, Mr.

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7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

Roger Stone was convicted on seven felony charges for lying to protect Trump.

Stone lied to protect Trump, the prosecutors said.

And phone records show Stone called Trump 60 times during the final 11 months of the presidential campaign

We also learned that many of the high-ranking people around Trump were clued in to what Stone was up

to, including Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller.

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Several former members of Trump’s inner circle, including Steve Bannon, testified during the trial about

side of politics, when you’re this far behind you’re going to have to use every tool in the tool box,” Bannon

Stone to tell the truth."

Back in February, Trump tried to distance himself from Stone: "First of all, Roger Stone didn't work

A 2008 New Yorker article quoted Stone on his philosophy of politics: “Remember,” Stone said.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington on Tuesday.  Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was found guilty Friday

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Roger Stone could soon get a prison tattoo to go alongside the smiling mug of Richard Nixon on his upper

Steve Bannon testified under oath that Stone was "the guy who knew about Wikileaks and knew Julian Assange

In closing statements, federal prosecutor Michael Marando asked the jury to convict Stone because "truth

Stone came in, he lied to Congress.

The jury of nine women and three men agreed with Marando: Roger Stone is a crook.  

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Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Stone and Mr.

Stone, Mr. Gates testified, Mr.

Bannon, who led Mr.

Stone pressured Mr.

Stone to tell the truth.

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US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional

If convicted, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Attorney Jonathan Kravis said Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign from embarrassment.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

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Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

A lawyer for Stone countered in his closing argument that this purported motive lacked all "common sense

Why would Stone produce documents?" he asked.

"Ladies and gentlemen, Roger Stone is a political strategist. He knows how this is going to look."

testimony by Stone that no such communications existed.

high-profile political figures including former Trump campaign CEO and former White House adviser Steve Bannon

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Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

“Roger Stone is a political strategist.

Stone sent to Mr.

Stone, not the other way around. Mr.

Stone and members of the campaign.

During the past week, jurors heard from four government witnesses, including Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon

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What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

Less than two weeks later, Stone reached out to Bannon.

In his testimony last Friday, Bannon explained that he’d been hearing from Stone about his access to

Once he was working on the Trump campaign, Bannon said his team saw Stone as its connection to WikiLeaks

Bannon wrote Stone in an email prosecutors had read in court.

During cross-examination of Bannon last week, Stone lawyer Robert Buschel suggested that Bannon had previously

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Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Stone Jr. The candidate made the comment after a July 2016 phone call with Mr. Stone, Mr.

Stone talked by phone on July 31 as Mr.

Stone, or knowing that his campaign aides were talking to Mr. Stone about WikiLeaks.

Stone, would almost certainly be far lighter.

Bannon, another former top Trump campaign official, he testified that Mr.

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Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

In spring or summer of 2016, Bannon testified, Stone told him that “he had a relationship with WikiLeaks

Stone suggested he could get information from them, Bannon said, citing an email in which Stone said

WikiLeaks had emails about Clinton.The prosecutor pressed Bannon on whether the campaign viewed Stone

Bannon appeared to balk.

Bannon had told the grand jury “it was generally believed” that Stone was the campaign’s access point

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Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks'

Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks' "access point" to Trump campaign

Prosecutor Michael Marando asked Bannon whether Stone had bragged about his relationship with WikiLeaks

Bannon replied that while Stone mentioned it "a lot in the media," this was not something he would bring

Buschel tried to downplay the emails Stone had sent to Bannon about the WikiLeak dumps of Democrats'

However, when Bannon was asked why he emailed Stone on Oct 4, 2016 — the date WikiLeaks announced the

with WikiLeaks besides Stone.

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Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

"I think we did, yes,” said Bannon, when asked whether the Trump campaign viewed Stone as its “access

One message from Aug. 16, 2016, shows Stone telling Bannon on the day he took over as campaign CEO about

Bannon testified Friday that he heard repeatedly from Stone — before he even took over as Trump campaign

Bannon wrote Stone in an email shared in open court. Stone replied: “Fear.

While the testimony made evident that Bannon and Stone have cooperated in the past, there was no public

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The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

WASHINGTON -- The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local):

Steve Bannon is making his first appearance in the Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness.

Bannon was one of several officials connected to the Trump campaign who was in contact with Stone.

Bannon is expected to testify about a flurry of calls between Stone, Bannon, Paul Manafort and others

Steve Bannon is called in Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an 'access point' to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

He attacked her as a “deep state” plant to “hang” Stone.

Jones’ rhetoric caused headaches for Stone, a longtime confidant.

Neither Stone nor his attorneys were willing to comment on the verdicts.

All told, prosecutors called four witnesses, including former Trump campaign figures Steve Bannon and

Bannon said the campaign viewed Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks, while Gates said he believed

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial that Stone had

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

After the verdict was read, prosecutors asked for Stone to be jailed as he awaits sentencing.

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Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

WASHINGTON — In his final statement to the jury in the trial of political operative Roger Stone, federal

The records show that Trump spoke to Stone at key moments during the summer of 2016 as Stone was single-mindedly

Steve Bannon, who led the Trump campaign, testified that Stone was considered the "access point" to WikiLeaks

"I spoke by telephone with Roger Stone from time to time during the campaign.

In that sense, the Stone trial served as a sort of final chapter of the Mueller report.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Roger Stone accompanied by his wife Nydia Stone, right, arrives at federal court in Washington, Thursday

Stone, 67, could face up to 20 years in prison.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

WASHINGTON -- Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and other charges

Stone, a political provocateur, was found guilty of all seven counts brought by the Justice Department

Prosecutors said Stone lied to Congress out of a desire to protect Trump.

Stone's defense team countered that Stone didn't have a motive to protect Trump when he testified to

Witnesses in the trial included a cast of Trump-world characters like former White House strategist Steve Bannon

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POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

-- NYT’S MAGGIE HABERMAN (@maggieNYT): “Bannon aide says his ‘War Room’ podcast was picked up by Salem

First-look pic … Roger Stone having dinner at Matchbox in Penn Quarter on Thursday night.

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Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

included Steve Bannon, the former Trump campaign CEO whom the government called to contradict Stone’s

“I don’t think Bannon is someone that would worry them,” Short said.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon. | Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Later, Stone’s team pressed Bannon to acknowledge that Stone never actually told him directly that he

Bannon said Stone simply gave him that impression.

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Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

“Word is friend in embassy plans 2 more dumps,” Corsi wrote to Stone.

WikiLeaks-related communications with figures like Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates and campaign CEO Steve Bannon

“You could see why Roger Stone picked him to be the patsy in all this.”

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

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Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is

Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is "actually quite brilliant"

Washington — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday

I think, strategically, what she has done from their perspective is actually quite brilliant," Bannon

.," Bannon said.

initiatives in Europe and the 2018 midterm elections, and testified this week in the trial of Roger Stone

Trump disavowed Bannon in early 2018 after Bannon was featured prominently in a primary source for "Fire

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Stone wanted to 'debrief' Kushner on DNC email hack

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump confidant Roger Stone wanted to contact Jared Kushner in order to "debrief" the

Stone is charged with witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contact WikiLeaks

Last week, Steve Bannon, who served as the Trump campaign's chief executive, said the campaign saw Stone

so Stone could "debrief" Kushner on developments about the hacked emails, he said.

Gates did not say if Stone received Kushner's information.

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Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Stone Jr., the onetime campaign chief Stephen K. Bannon said he spoke with Mr.

Bannon testified, including “opposition research and you know, dirty tricks,” to make up ground.

Bannon, who served as a senior White House adviser for six months after Mr.

Bannon took over the campaign, he received an email from Mr. Stone.

Bannon said, Mr.

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Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Bannon, who told prosecutors that he would not have come to testify against Stone if he had not been

But Bannon added that Stone never said he had access to “non-public” documents, but only had access to

Bannon estimated that he had been in touch with Stone about 10 to 12 times from when Bannon joined the

Bannon also said he has been in touch with Stone since leaving his White House role in August 2017, but

Stone also allegedly emailed Bannon, saying that Trump could still win the election, "but it ain't pretty

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Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

On the first day of his trial, onetime Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone fell ill.

Another high-profile witness in the case, former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, also testified Friday

If he’s found guilty on all counts, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Bannon rounded off the opening week of Stone’s trial later on Friday.

“Roger is an agent provocateur,” Bannon said at one point.

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried

Earlier this week, a former FBI agent testified about a flurry of phone calls between Stone and then-candidate

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

representative of WikiLeaks” and people associated with his campaign, including his political adviser Roger Stone

“I do not recall discussing WikiLeaks with him,” Trump also wrote of Stone, “nor do I recall being aware

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

And in October 2016, Steve Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Stone had told the campaign

Letter brought up redactions in the report associated with Stone and a redacted reference to something

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Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

He attacked her as a “deep state” plant to “hang” Stone.

Jones’ rhetoric caused headaches for Stone, a longtime confidant.

Neither Stone nor his attorneys were willing to comment on the verdicts.

All told, prosecutors called four witnesses, including former Trump campaign figures Steve Bannon and

Bannon said the campaign viewed Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks, while Gates said he believed

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7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

Roger Stone was convicted on seven felony charges for lying to protect Trump.

Stone lied to protect Trump, the prosecutors said.

And phone records show Stone called Trump 60 times during the final 11 months of the presidential campaign

We also learned that many of the high-ranking people around Trump were clued in to what Stone was up

to, including Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller.

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Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Washington — President Trump's former campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was found guilty by a jury on Friday

Stone faces up to 50 years in prison — the witness tampering charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years

"So they now convict Roger Stone of lying and want to jail him for many years to come.

witnesses were called to testify, including former deputy Trump campaign manager Rick Gates and Steve Bannon

Stone himself, however, chose not to take the stand. 

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Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

WASHINGTON — In his final statement to the jury in the trial of political operative Roger Stone, federal

The records show that Trump spoke to Stone at key moments during the summer of 2016 as Stone was single-mindedly

Steve Bannon, who led the Trump campaign, testified that Stone was considered the "access point" to WikiLeaks

"I spoke by telephone with Roger Stone from time to time during the campaign.

In that sense, the Stone trial served as a sort of final chapter of the Mueller report.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington on Tuesday.  Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was found guilty Friday

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

President Donald Trump's longtime friend and onetime campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was convicted in

Mueller brought the charges against Stone in January.

Stone pleaded not guilty to them all, and once vowed he would be "vindicated" at trial.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, who took the stand last week, described Stone as the Trump campaign's

Prosecutors did not allege that Stone and Kushner ever actually met.

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Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

WASHINGTON -- Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and other charges

Stone, a political provocateur, was found guilty of all seven counts brought by the Justice Department

Prosecutors said Stone lied to Congress out of a desire to protect Trump.

Stone's defense team countered that Stone didn't have a motive to protect Trump when he testified to

Witnesses in the trial included a cast of Trump-world characters like former White House strategist Steve Bannon

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Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Stone and Mr.

Stone, Mr. Gates testified, Mr.

Bannon, who led Mr.

Stone pressured Mr.

Stone to tell the truth.

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Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Wednesday was also the day of closing arguments in the trial of Roger Stone, the longtime Trump associate

During the trial, the former Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon testified that he regarded Stone

The Former Trump campaign staffer Rick Gates testified that Trump spoke directly to Stone about WikiLeaks

Stone seems to have exaggerated his WikiLeaks’ connections, but the trial made it clear that the Trump

By any normal metric, this week’s news — the impeachment hearing, the Stone trial, the mortifying Erdogan

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Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

included Steve Bannon, the former Trump campaign CEO whom the government called to contradict Stone’s

“I don’t think Bannon is someone that would worry them,” Short said.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon. | Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Later, Stone’s team pressed Bannon to acknowledge that Stone never actually told him directly that he

Bannon said Stone simply gave him that impression.

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Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

A lawyer for Stone countered in his closing argument that this purported motive lacked all "common sense

Why would Stone produce documents?" he asked.

"Ladies and gentlemen, Roger Stone is a political strategist. He knows how this is going to look."

testimony by Stone that no such communications existed.

high-profile political figures including former Trump campaign CEO and former White House adviser Steve Bannon

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Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

ROGER STONE EXCUSED FROM FIRST DAY OF HIS TRIAL AFTER CLAIMING FOOD POISONING

Kravis argued that Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, Bannon said.

Stone called a Credico a "rat" and a "stoolie" in a threatening April 2018 email.

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

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What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

Less than two weeks later, Stone reached out to Bannon.

In his testimony last Friday, Bannon explained that he’d been hearing from Stone about his access to

Once he was working on the Trump campaign, Bannon said his team saw Stone as its connection to WikiLeaks

Bannon wrote Stone in an email prosecutors had read in court.

During cross-examination of Bannon last week, Stone lawyer Robert Buschel suggested that Bannon had previously

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Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone's defense team rested its case Tuesday afternoon, with the usually outspoken Stone opting

STEVE BANNON TESTIFIES ROGER STONE 'IMPLIED' HE HAD WIKILEAKS CONNECTION

“In order for Roger Stone to be convicted of a false statement, the statement must be proven false.

The prosecution claimed during their opening statement that Stone used both radio host Randy Credico

wished that Credico did, and even if Credico falsely reported to Stone that he had.”

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Stone wanted to 'debrief' Kushner on DNC email hack

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump confidant Roger Stone wanted to contact Jared Kushner in order to "debrief" the

Stone is charged with witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contact WikiLeaks

Last week, Steve Bannon, who served as the Trump campaign's chief executive, said the campaign saw Stone

so Stone could "debrief" Kushner on developments about the hacked emails, he said.

Gates did not say if Stone received Kushner's information.

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Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

In spring or summer of 2016, Bannon testified, Stone told him that “he had a relationship with WikiLeaks

Stone suggested he could get information from them, Bannon said, citing an email in which Stone said

WikiLeaks had emails about Clinton.The prosecutor pressed Bannon on whether the campaign viewed Stone

Bannon appeared to balk.

Bannon had told the grand jury “it was generally believed” that Stone was the campaign’s access point

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign viewed Roger Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks

“The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange,” Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Bannon, who told prosecutors that he would not have come to testify against Stone if he had not been

But Bannon added that Stone never said he had access to “non-public” documents, but only had access to

Bannon estimated that he had been in touch with Stone about 10 to 12 times from when Bannon joined the

Bannon also said he has been in touch with Stone since leaving his White House role in August 2017, but

Stone also allegedly emailed Bannon, saying that Trump could still win the election, "but it ain't pretty

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Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

"I think we did, yes,” said Bannon, when asked whether the Trump campaign viewed Stone as its “access

One message from Aug. 16, 2016, shows Stone telling Bannon on the day he took over as campaign CEO about

Bannon testified Friday that he heard repeatedly from Stone — before he even took over as Trump campaign

Bannon wrote Stone in an email shared in open court. Stone replied: “Fear.

While the testimony made evident that Bannon and Stone have cooperated in the past, there was no public

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Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as “an access point” to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails

Stone, a colorful political operative and Trump ally, is charged with witness tampering and lying to

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon added.

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried

Earlier this week, a former FBI agent testified about a flurry of phone calls between Stone and then-candidate

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an 'access point' to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Stone, “nor do I recall being aware of Mr.

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Mr.

Stone had told the campaign “about potential future releases of damaging material” by WikiLeaks shortly

Stone and a redacted reference to something that Paul Manafort, Mr.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial that Stone had

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

After the verdict was read, prosecutors asked for Stone to be jailed as he awaits sentencing.

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Several former members of Trump’s inner circle, including Steve Bannon, testified during the trial about

side of politics, when you’re this far behind you’re going to have to use every tool in the tool box,” Bannon

Stone to tell the truth."

Back in February, Trump tried to distance himself from Stone: "First of all, Roger Stone didn't work

A 2008 New Yorker article quoted Stone on his philosophy of politics: “Remember,” Stone said.

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Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington.

Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend

Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Roger Stone accompanied by his wife Nydia Stone, right, arrives at federal court in Washington, Thursday

Stone, 67, could face up to 20 years in prison.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Roger Stone could soon get a prison tattoo to go alongside the smiling mug of Richard Nixon on his upper

Steve Bannon testified under oath that Stone was "the guy who knew about Wikileaks and knew Julian Assange

In closing statements, federal prosecutor Michael Marando asked the jury to convict Stone because "truth

Stone came in, he lied to Congress.

The jury of nine women and three men agreed with Marando: Roger Stone is a crook.  

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Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

President Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone was convicted on Friday of lying to lawmakers investigating

Stone was accused of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about his communications with WikiLeaks

deliberating Thursday after about a week of testimony, including from Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon

Why would Stone produce documents?” Rogow asked.

Stone has been out on bail since his arrest.

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POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

-- NYT’S MAGGIE HABERMAN (@maggieNYT): “Bannon aide says his ‘War Room’ podcast was picked up by Salem

First-look pic … Roger Stone having dinner at Matchbox in Penn Quarter on Thursday night.

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US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional

If convicted, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Attorney Jonathan Kravis said Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign from embarrassment.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

On the stand for the prosecution, Bannon pointed to Stone as the apparent point of access between the

According to Bannon, Stone is the only person affiliated with the Trump campaign who claimed to be in

In August 2016, Stone emailed Bannon to say that it was possible for Trump to win the election, and said

Under oath, Bannon said he interpreted this to mean that Stone was talking about campaign "dirty tricks

When asked why he emailed Stone on October 4, 2016, Bannon replied, "Because Roger was the guy who knew

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Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

“Word is friend in embassy plans 2 more dumps,” Corsi wrote to Stone.

WikiLeaks-related communications with figures like Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates and campaign CEO Steve Bannon

“You could see why Roger Stone picked him to be the patsy in all this.”

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

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Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

“Roger Stone is a political strategist.

Stone sent to Mr.

Stone, not the other way around. Mr.

Stone and members of the campaign.

During the past week, jurors heard from four government witnesses, including Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Roger Stone with his wife Nydia Stone, right, leave federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, wanted to contact

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the 'œaccess point' to WikiLeaks, he said.

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial on charges of lying to Congress

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Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is

Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is "actually quite brilliant"

Washington — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday

I think, strategically, what she has done from their perspective is actually quite brilliant," Bannon

.," Bannon said.

initiatives in Europe and the 2018 midterm elections, and testified this week in the trial of Roger Stone

Trump disavowed Bannon in early 2018 after Bannon was featured prominently in a primary source for "Fire

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Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Stone Jr. The candidate made the comment after a July 2016 phone call with Mr. Stone, Mr.

Stone talked by phone on July 31 as Mr.

Stone, or knowing that his campaign aides were talking to Mr. Stone about WikiLeaks.

Stone, would almost certainly be far lighter.

Bannon, another former top Trump campaign official, he testified that Mr.

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Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon, former chief executive of President Trump’s first campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger

Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness in Stone’s criminal trial in federal court in Washington, D.C.

On the stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, regularly

be “hurting Hilary Clinton and helping the Trump campaign,” Bannon said.

Bannon said he had been interviewed several times by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, which was

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Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Stone Jr., the onetime campaign chief Stephen K. Bannon said he spoke with Mr.

Bannon testified, including “opposition research and you know, dirty tricks,” to make up ground.

Bannon, who served as a senior White House adviser for six months after Mr.

Bannon took over the campaign, he received an email from Mr. Stone.

Bannon said, Mr.

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Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks'

Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks' "access point" to Trump campaign

Prosecutor Michael Marando asked Bannon whether Stone had bragged about his relationship with WikiLeaks

Bannon replied that while Stone mentioned it "a lot in the media," this was not something he would bring

Buschel tried to downplay the emails Stone had sent to Bannon about the WikiLeak dumps of Democrats'

However, when Bannon was asked why he emailed Stone on Oct 4, 2016 — the date WikiLeaks announced the

with WikiLeaks besides Stone.

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Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

His testimony came after comedian and radio talk show Randy Credico told jurors that Stone pressured

Credico and Stone met in 2002 through the campaign of a third-party candidate for New York governor.

Despite their political differences, Stone was a regular guest on Credico’s radio show.

“He’s good on radio,” Credico said of Stone. “He’s a good guest to have on.”

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

On the first day of his trial, onetime Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone fell ill.

Another high-profile witness in the case, former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, also testified Friday

If he’s found guilty on all counts, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Bannon rounded off the opening week of Stone’s trial later on Friday.

“Roger is an agent provocateur,” Bannon said at one point.

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The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

WASHINGTON -- The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local):

Steve Bannon is making his first appearance in the Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness.

Bannon was one of several officials connected to the Trump campaign who was in contact with Stone.

Bannon is expected to testify about a flurry of calls between Stone, Bannon, Paul Manafort and others

Steve Bannon is called in Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

representative of WikiLeaks” and people associated with his campaign, including his political adviser Roger Stone

“I do not recall discussing WikiLeaks with him,” Trump also wrote of Stone, “nor do I recall being aware

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

And in October 2016, Steve Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Stone had told the campaign

Letter brought up redactions in the report associated with Stone and a redacted reference to something

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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Stone, “nor do I recall being aware of Mr.

Stone having discussed WikiLeaks with individuals associated with my campaign.”

Bannon, the campaign chairman, wrote in an email that Mr.

Stone had told the campaign “about potential future releases of damaging material” by WikiLeaks shortly

Stone and a redacted reference to something that Paul Manafort, Mr.

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Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

Roger Stone criminal trial attended by a parade of ‘alt-right’ personalities

He attacked her as a “deep state” plant to “hang” Stone.

Jones’ rhetoric caused headaches for Stone, a longtime confidant.

Neither Stone nor his attorneys were willing to comment on the verdicts.

All told, prosecutors called four witnesses, including former Trump campaign figures Steve Bannon and

Bannon said the campaign viewed Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks, while Gates said he believed

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7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

7 reporters recount a historic week in impeachment

Roger Stone was convicted on seven felony charges for lying to protect Trump.

Stone lied to protect Trump, the prosecutors said.

And phone records show Stone called Trump 60 times during the final 11 months of the presidential campaign

We also learned that many of the high-ranking people around Trump were clued in to what Stone was up

to, including Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial that Stone had

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

After the verdict was read, prosecutors asked for Stone to be jailed as he awaits sentencing.

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Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Roger Stone, former Trump campaign adviser, found guilty on all charges

Washington — President Trump's former campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was found guilty by a jury on Friday

Stone faces up to 50 years in prison — the witness tampering charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years

"So they now convict Roger Stone of lying and want to jail him for many years to come.

witnesses were called to testify, including former deputy Trump campaign manager Rick Gates and Steve Bannon

Stone himself, however, chose not to take the stand. 

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Trump Advisor Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Witness Tampering & Lying To Congress To Protect Trump

Several former members of Trump’s inner circle, including Steve Bannon, testified during the trial about

side of politics, when you’re this far behind you’re going to have to use every tool in the tool box,” Bannon

Stone to tell the truth."

Back in February, Trump tried to distance himself from Stone: "First of all, Roger Stone didn't work

A 2008 New Yorker article quoted Stone on his philosophy of politics: “Remember,” Stone said.

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Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

Trump's honesty was on trial in the Roger Stone case

WASHINGTON — In his final statement to the jury in the trial of political operative Roger Stone, federal

The records show that Trump spoke to Stone at key moments during the summer of 2016 as Stone was single-mindedly

Steve Bannon, who led the Trump campaign, testified that Stone was considered the "access point" to WikiLeaks

"I spoke by telephone with Roger Stone from time to time during the campaign.

In that sense, the Stone trial served as a sort of final chapter of the Mueller report.

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Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington.

Politics | Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Roger Stone, a longtime friend

Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Stone, 67, showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read aloud, count by count.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington on Tuesday.  Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was found guilty Friday

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone leaves the federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Roger Stone accompanied by his wife Nydia Stone, right, arrives at federal court in Washington, Thursday

Stone, 67, could face up to 20 years in prison.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified during the trial the trial that

Stone did not testify, and his lawyers called no witnesses in his defense.

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Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

President Donald Trump's longtime friend and onetime campaign adviser, Roger Stone, was convicted in

Mueller brought the charges against Stone in January.

Stone pleaded not guilty to them all, and once vowed he would be "vindicated" at trial.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, who took the stand last week, described Stone as the Trump campaign's

Prosecutors did not allege that Stone and Kushner ever actually met.

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Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Jurors Find Roger Stone Guilty of Obstructing Probe on Russian Interference

Roger Stone could soon get a prison tattoo to go alongside the smiling mug of Richard Nixon on his upper

Steve Bannon testified under oath that Stone was "the guy who knew about Wikileaks and knew Julian Assange

In closing statements, federal prosecutor Michael Marando asked the jury to convict Stone because "truth

Stone came in, he lied to Congress.

The jury of nine women and three men agreed with Marando: Roger Stone is a crook.  

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Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty

WASHINGTON -- Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and other charges

Stone, a political provocateur, was found guilty of all seven counts brought by the Justice Department

Prosecutors said Stone lied to Congress out of a desire to protect Trump.

Stone's defense team countered that Stone didn't have a motive to protect Trump when he testified to

Witnesses in the trial included a cast of Trump-world characters like former White House strategist Steve Bannon

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Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

Roger Stone found guilty of lying to investigators in Russia probe

President Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone was convicted on Friday of lying to lawmakers investigating

Stone was accused of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about his communications with WikiLeaks

deliberating Thursday after about a week of testimony, including from Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon

Why would Stone produce documents?” Rogow asked.

Stone has been out on bail since his arrest.

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Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Stone and Mr.

Stone, Mr. Gates testified, Mr.

Bannon, who led Mr.

Stone pressured Mr.

Stone to tell the truth.

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POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

POLITICO Playbook: What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch, and how Bill Clinton ended up on Tapper’s show

-- NYT’S MAGGIE HABERMAN (@maggieNYT): “Bannon aide says his ‘War Room’ podcast was picked up by Salem

First-look pic … Roger Stone having dinner at Matchbox in Penn Quarter on Thursday night.

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Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Opinion | Shame on Us for Getting Used to Trump

Wednesday was also the day of closing arguments in the trial of Roger Stone, the longtime Trump associate

During the trial, the former Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon testified that he regarded Stone

The Former Trump campaign staffer Rick Gates testified that Trump spoke directly to Stone about WikiLeaks

Stone seems to have exaggerated his WikiLeaks’ connections, but the trial made it clear that the Trump

By any normal metric, this week’s news — the impeachment hearing, the Stone trial, the mortifying Erdogan

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US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

US government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional

If convicted, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Attorney Jonathan Kravis said Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign from embarrassment.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, he said.

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Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

included Steve Bannon, the former Trump campaign CEO whom the government called to contradict Stone’s

“I don’t think Bannon is someone that would worry them,” Short said.

Former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon. | Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Later, Stone’s team pressed Bannon to acknowledge that Stone never actually told him directly that he

Bannon said Stone simply gave him that impression.

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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone portrayed as a liar by prosecutors in closing arguments

On the stand for the prosecution, Bannon pointed to Stone as the apparent point of access between the

According to Bannon, Stone is the only person affiliated with the Trump campaign who claimed to be in

In August 2016, Stone emailed Bannon to say that it was possible for Trump to win the election, and said

Under oath, Bannon said he interpreted this to mean that Stone was talking about campaign "dirty tricks

When asked why he emailed Stone on October 4, 2016, Bannon replied, "Because Roger was the guy who knew

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Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

Roger Stone Trial Closes with Dueling Versions of 2016 Trump Campaign

A lawyer for Stone countered in his closing argument that this purported motive lacked all "common sense

Why would Stone produce documents?" he asked.

"Ladies and gentlemen, Roger Stone is a political strategist. He knows how this is going to look."

testimony by Stone that no such communications existed.

high-profile political figures including former Trump campaign CEO and former White House adviser Steve Bannon

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Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

“Word is friend in embassy plans 2 more dumps,” Corsi wrote to Stone.

WikiLeaks-related communications with figures like Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates and campaign CEO Steve Bannon

“You could see why Roger Stone picked him to be the patsy in all this.”

Roger Stone. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

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Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

Roger Stone's lawyers argue reasonable doubt in closing arguments, as prosecutors say he deliberately lied

ROGER STONE EXCUSED FROM FIRST DAY OF HIS TRIAL AFTER CLAIMING FOOD POISONING

Kravis argued that Stone lied to protect the Trump campaign.

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the “access point” to WikiLeaks, Bannon said.

Stone called a Credico a "rat" and a "stoolie" in a threatening April 2018 email.

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Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

Roger Stone lied to Congress to protect Trump, prosecutors say in closing arguments

“Roger Stone is a political strategist.

Stone sent to Mr.

Stone, not the other way around. Mr.

Stone and members of the campaign.

During the past week, jurors heard from four government witnesses, including Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign’s chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the "access point" to WikiLeaks, he said.

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Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial

Roger Stone with his wife Nydia Stone, right, leave federal court Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, wanted to contact

Steve Bannon, who served as the campaign's chief executive, testified that Stone had boasted about his

Campaign officials saw Stone as the 'œaccess point' to WikiLeaks, he said.

Closing arguments underway in Roger Stone trial on charges of lying to Congress

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What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

Less than two weeks later, Stone reached out to Bannon.

In his testimony last Friday, Bannon explained that he’d been hearing from Stone about his access to

Once he was working on the Trump campaign, Bannon said his team saw Stone as its connection to WikiLeaks

Bannon wrote Stone in an email prosecutors had read in court.

During cross-examination of Bannon last week, Stone lawyer Robert Buschel suggested that Bannon had previously

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Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is

Steve Bannon says Pelosi's impeachment strategy is "actually quite brilliant"

Washington — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday

I think, strategically, what she has done from their perspective is actually quite brilliant," Bannon

.," Bannon said.

initiatives in Europe and the 2018 midterm elections, and testified this week in the trial of Roger Stone

Trump disavowed Bannon in early 2018 after Bannon was featured prominently in a primary source for "Fire

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Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone's defense team rested its case Tuesday afternoon, with the usually outspoken Stone opting

STEVE BANNON TESTIFIES ROGER STONE 'IMPLIED' HE HAD WIKILEAKS CONNECTION

“In order for Roger Stone to be convicted of a false statement, the statement must be proven false.

The prosecution claimed during their opening statement that Stone used both radio host Randy Credico

wished that Credico did, and even if Credico falsely reported to Stone that he had.”

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Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Trump Predicted More Leaks Amid WikiLeaks Releases in 2016, Ex-Aide Testifies

Stone Jr. The candidate made the comment after a July 2016 phone call with Mr. Stone, Mr.

Stone talked by phone on July 31 as Mr.

Stone, or knowing that his campaign aides were talking to Mr. Stone about WikiLeaks.

Stone, would almost certainly be far lighter.

Bannon, another former top Trump campaign official, he testified that Mr.

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Stone wanted to 'debrief' Kushner on DNC email hack

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump confidant Roger Stone wanted to contact Jared Kushner in order to "debrief" the

Stone is charged with witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contact WikiLeaks

Last week, Steve Bannon, who served as the Trump campaign's chief executive, said the campaign saw Stone

so Stone could "debrief" Kushner on developments about the hacked emails, he said.

Gates did not say if Stone received Kushner's information.

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Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon, former chief executive of President Trump’s first campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger

Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness in Stone’s criminal trial in federal court in Washington, D.C.

On the stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, regularly

be “hurting Hilary Clinton and helping the Trump campaign,” Bannon said.

Bannon said he had been interviewed several times by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, which was

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Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

Steve Bannon Says Stone Was 'Access Point' to Wikileaks

In spring or summer of 2016, Bannon testified, Stone told him that “he had a relationship with WikiLeaks

Stone suggested he could get information from them, Bannon said, citing an email in which Stone said

WikiLeaks had emails about Clinton.The prosecutor pressed Bannon on whether the campaign viewed Stone

Bannon appeared to balk.

Bannon had told the grand jury “it was generally believed” that Stone was the campaign’s access point

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Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

Stone Jr., the onetime campaign chief Stephen K. Bannon said he spoke with Mr.

Bannon testified, including “opposition research and you know, dirty tricks,” to make up ground.

Bannon, who served as a senior White House adviser for six months after Mr.

Bannon took over the campaign, he received an email from Mr. Stone.

Bannon said, Mr.

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign viewed Roger Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks

“The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange,” Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks'

Steve Bannon, under oath, says Roger Stone was WikiLeaks' "access point" to Trump campaign

Prosecutor Michael Marando asked Bannon whether Stone had bragged about his relationship with WikiLeaks

Bannon replied that while Stone mentioned it "a lot in the media," this was not something he would bring

Buschel tried to downplay the emails Stone had sent to Bannon about the WikiLeak dumps of Democrats'

However, when Bannon was asked why he emailed Stone on Oct 4, 2016 — the date WikiLeaks announced the

with WikiLeaks besides Stone.

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Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Steve Bannon testifies Roger Stone 'implied' he had WikiLeaks connection

Bannon, who told prosecutors that he would not have come to testify against Stone if he had not been

But Bannon added that Stone never said he had access to “non-public” documents, but only had access to

Bannon estimated that he had been in touch with Stone about 10 to 12 times from when Bannon joined the

Bannon also said he has been in touch with Stone since leaving his White House role in August 2017, but

Stone also allegedly emailed Bannon, saying that Trump could still win the election, "but it ain't pretty

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Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

Bannon: Roger Stone was ‘an access point’ to Wikileaks

His testimony came after comedian and radio talk show Randy Credico told jurors that Stone pressured

Credico and Stone met in 2002 through the campaign of a third-party candidate for New York governor.

Despite their political differences, Stone was a regular guest on Credico’s radio show.

“He’s good on radio,” Credico said of Stone. “He’s a good guest to have on.”

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point’

"I think we did, yes,” said Bannon, when asked whether the Trump campaign viewed Stone as its “access

One message from Aug. 16, 2016, shows Stone telling Bannon on the day he took over as campaign CEO about

Bannon testified Friday that he heard repeatedly from Stone — before he even took over as Trump campaign

Bannon wrote Stone in an email shared in open court. Stone replied: “Fear.

While the testimony made evident that Bannon and Stone have cooperated in the past, there was no public

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Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

Comedian takes stage at trial of former Trump adviser Roger Stone

On the first day of his trial, onetime Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone fell ill.

Another high-profile witness in the case, former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon, also testified Friday

If he’s found guilty on all counts, Stone could face up to 20 years in prison.

Bannon rounded off the opening week of Stone’s trial later on Friday.

“Roger is an agent provocateur,” Bannon said at one point.

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Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution in Roger Stone trial

jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as “an access point” to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails

Stone, a colorful political operative and Trump ally, is charged with witness tampering and lying to

On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

While Stone repeatedly “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks,” he never stated it directly

, Bannon added.

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The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

WASHINGTON -- The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local):

Steve Bannon is making his first appearance in the Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness.

Bannon was one of several officials connected to the Trump campaign who was in contact with Stone.

Bannon is expected to testify about a flurry of calls between Stone, Bannon, Paul Manafort and others

Steve Bannon is called in Roger Stone trial as a prosecution witness

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Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried

Earlier this week, a former FBI agent testified about a flurry of phone calls between Stone and then-candidate

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an 'access point' to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone Trial Begins

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

While Stone repeatedly "implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks," he never stated it directly

, Bannon said.

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for

"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court.

, Bannon said.

Bannon, who testified in response to a subpoena, did not say anything about Trump and said Stone had

As he left the courthouse, Bannon griped about being subpoenaed by prosecutors and Congress in addition

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