Roger Stone was found guilty on ALL SEVEN COUNTS today in DC court.
Roger Stone was dragged into court ONLY because he is a prominent Republican activist who supported Donald Trump!
COULD FACE 50 YEARS IN PRISON!
Count 1: Obstructing a congressional investigation
Count 2: Lying to Congress
Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative and longtime confidant of Donald Trump, was found guilty by a federal jury in Washington, D.C. on Friday in his false statements and obstruction trial.
The verdict, announced after two days of deliberations by the jury, adds another chapter to Stone’s long and colorful history as a self-described dirty trickster.
It also means Stone, who is 67, likely faces prison time, even as a first-time offender. Stone stood as the verdict was read on all seven counts in this case but did not speak.
Stone was arrested in January at his home in Florida on charges brought by former special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the Russia investigation.
Stone pleaded not guilty to making false statements, obstruction and witness tampering. He did not take the stand during the trial…
In the indictment, Stone was accused of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about his efforts to discover what WikiLeaks planned to do with thousands of hacked Democratic emails it had in its possession. The House committee was conducting its own investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
WikiLeaks ultimately did release the emails during the campaign, which became a major talking point of the election that Donald Trump went on to win.
During the six-day trial, the government presented emails and text messages to try to prove its case that Stone lied to Congress to hide his efforts to contact WikiLeaks — including by telling lawmakers that he had no records concerning hacked emails or the anti-secrecy group.
It was ALL BULLSH*T Based on Lies that he was working with Wikileaks.
And now he’s heading to prison for up to 50 years!