Guest post by Roger Stone
ROGER STONE ON HIS VINDICATION IN THE JANUARY 6TH PROBE
For me, the events of January 6th became a matter of “déjà vu all over again,” as legendary New York Yankees baseball coach Casey Stengel once said. Because I am a forty-year friend and advisor to President Donald Trump and because I spoke at two legally permitted rallies on January 5th and because I expressed reservations about the record number of irregularities and anomalies in the results of the 2020 election, it quickly became an article of faith among left-wing haters in the blogosphere that I was somehow complicit, if not the “mastermind” of the politically counterproductive and contrived events of January 6th.
In fact, here is the statement I released to Gateway Pundit on June 28th, 2021 –
Let me say it again, any statement, claim, insinuation, or report alleging, or even implying, that I had any involvement in or knowledge of the commission of any unlawful acts by any person or group in or around the U.S. Capitol or anywhere in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021, is categorically false. And, there is no evidence to the contrary nor any witness who can truthfully and honestly testify differently. Period.”
It was accurate then, and as the world learned last Friday according to Reuters, is accurate today. The distortionists who dominate media today created a far different impression in their baseless coverage.
Reprising their role in the “Russian Collusion” fiasco in which CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and the rest of the corporate news jackals insisted that I was a “Russian traitor” and that I had received stolen data from Julian Assange of WikiLeaks and passed it on to the Trump campaign. Although the long-hidden sections of the Special Counsel’s final Report revealed that Robert Mueller, with his unlimited legal reach, authority, unlimited budget, and with the sophisticated surveillance technology of the U.S. Government, in active violation of my Fourth Amendment Rights, could never find any evidence of.
Despite the nothingburger of Mueller’s final Report and his failure to take Trump down, as well as the declassified documents that ultimately proved the illegitimate and political attack from the entire Mueller jihad, the Democrats and their allies in the fake news media never abandoned this false narrative. New York Times reporter Michael S. Schmidt won a Pulitzer Prize for promulgating lies promoting a completely false and discredited narrative regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. If Schmidt had any journalistic integrity, he would return the Pulitzer and confess his dishonesty.
Even though the only charges Robert Mueller and his staff could ultimately cook up were contrived “lying to Congress” charges – despite the fact that no misstatement I made to Congress was material or hid any underlying crime or conspiracy and thus did not violate the False Statements Act, as well as a fabricated “witness tampering” charge in which I was accused of threatening to steal the dog of a Grand Jury witness who testified (falsely) against me. Total bullshit.
How ironic that the witness I was accused of tampering with, Randy Credico, threatened to shoot an exculpatory Grand Jury witness in my case in the head if he contradicted Credico on the stand. Although Mueller’s thugs had documentation of the written threat, Mueller stooge, Randy Credico, was not charged with witness tampering.
The killing fields of the D.C. Federal District Court were efficient, but it was also sloppy. My obvious railroading in the D.C. Court, despite the best efforts of the mainstream media to misreport the actual events in the courtroom and their implication, woke millions of Americans to the unfairness of my prosecution and brought me the prayers and support of millions of outraged Americans who have sustained me, my wife and my family. Sadly, between their smears regarding January 6th, a completely fraudulent civil complaint by the Biden Justice Department regarding my back taxes and my wife’s valiant struggle against cancer, the stress and financial pressure on our family has persisted unabated.
Mueller insisted that my trial must take place before Judge Amy Berman Jackson because she was presiding over what he claimed was a “related” case of seventeen Russians who were charged with hacking. In fact, Mueller’s prosecutors promised the judge that they would present evidence at my trial that was gleaned from the search warrants in the Russian case. They, of course, produced no such thing because no such thing exists. This is a fraud upon the Court based on no evidence.
Every one of Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s pre-trial rulings for the Government was patently unconstitutional, but the most egregious was a ruling that I could not use the issue of corruption or misconduct by Mueller’s prosecutors, the FBI, the DOJ or any member of Congress in my defense. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in Kyles v. Whitley that the corruption of the investigation and indictment is always fair grounds for legal defense. Why would the Government move to bar any discussion of their misconduct or corruption in my case if there was none to bar?
Not only did Judge Jackson manage to keep the phony Crowdstrike report from the public without which there is no evidence that “the Russians” hacked the DNC, and, in fact, Crowdstrike executives later testified that they had no such proof either. This admission was, of course, classified because it undercut the Deep State narrative.
In her unhinged fifty-five-minute harangue at me during sentencing, Judge Jackson admitted that she increased my sentence because I had the audacity to question the legitimacy of the Mueller Investigation which, of course, I have a First Amendment right to so. Based on the declassification of Government documents in the final days of the Trump Administration and on Mueller’s own final Report, the legitimacy and legality of the Mueller Investigation is no longer disputed. Judge Jackson owes me an apology but once again the Judge demonstrated that she was, as Tucker Carlson said, a “capricious authoritarianism of a Democratic activist wearing robes.”
Judge Jackson violated my First, Fourth and Sixth Amendment rights at trial, as well as withholding exculpatory evidence that the Federal Courts would ultimately pry from Mueller. Both the prosecutors and the Judge herself withheld Mueller’s stunning conclusion that they had “no factual evidence” against me pertaining to “Russian Collusion,” WikiLeaks collaboration or the publication of John Podesta’s embarrassing e-mails.
Because this fact would have completely undercut their contrived “lying to Congress” fabricated charge against me, they hid it from us at trial. Their argument, that they had no obligation to give it to us under the Giglio decision because it doesn’t pertain directly to the charges against me, fails to recognize that the first eight pages of my indictment claim that the Russians hacked the DNC and gave the information to WikiLeaks, something Mueller has no evidence of, as well as no evidence that I was involved in any such endeavor. One cannot lie about events that one neither has knowledge of or is involved in. Andrew Weissman, who crafted my indictment is not nearly as clever as he thinks he is, and a blockbuster book; “PITBULL,” by Defense Attorney David Schoen on Weissman’s life-long record of legal misconduct, and a documentary based on that book, will be out in January.
The jury forewoman attacked me by name on Twitter and Facebook in 2019 in regard to the actual case in which she was later selected as a juror, kept those posts on a private setting during jury selection and the trial, and deleted them afterward. In the jaw-dropper, Judge Jackson ruled that the jury for a woman’s actions did not demonstrate bias against me because the judge insisted that the jury for a woman had no way of knowing in 2019 that I was an associate of Donald Trump.
Is it a completely contrived narrative by the prosecutors in my case who justified a seven to nine-year sentence recommendation by penalizing me for numerous crimes I had neither been charged with nor convicted of, such as the false assertion that I threatened a federal judge or that I violated the Judge’s gag order with the publication of my book “The Myth of Russian Collusion” although the book was published and released before the judge’s gag on me was ordered?
After blindsiding their DOJ superiors with a sentencing recommendation for more draconian than the actual convictions required and then claiming Barr’s DOJ Officials had pressured them to recommend a more lenient sentence, the four Obama and Clinton-connected prosecutors in my case created a firestorm out of fiction.
Spoon-feeding this shit to their friends at The Washington Post, The New York Times and CNN they created a “factoid”- that Barr interfered in my sentencing on behalf of Trump. That is a simple disprovable lie. Because three of the four prosecutors are no longer in government service, they cannot be disciplined for their unethical behavior. However, public exposure of their corruption is yet to come. Cockroaches run from sunlight.
While four of these prosecutors were smart enough to weave this tale of interference in the sentencing process by the Attorney General to reporters and in op-eds they were also wise enough never to state it under oath. None of these prosecutors could stand up to questioning under oath regarding their conduct in my case. Perhaps that opportunity will come someday.
Rod Rosenstein protégée Aaron Zelinsky whose misconduct in my case will be the subject of its own book, was not so smart. In fact, Zelinsky made nine assertions under oath before the House Judiciary Committee that are provably false. In other words, Zelinsky lied to Congress for which he should be prosecuted.
The Washington Post later reported that the three top non-political career Prosecutors at the Department of Justice all denied under oath to the Inspector General that they had ever pressured the prosecutors in my case including Zelinsky who unfortunately made this fake claim under oath before the house judiciary committee. In other words, Zelinsky lied to Congress. It’s perplexing why he has not yet been prosecuted.
The documentation of Zelinsky’s unethical and illegal behavior in the prosecution of my case will be fully outlined and documented in my upcoming book, “Roger Stone Did Nothing Wrong – My Political Persecution & The Loss of the 2020 Election.” This will make my formal complaint regarding his conduct to the Maryland Bar a copy and paste job.
On November 3, 2020, arguably the busiest media day of the year, the U.S. Department of Justice released the last remaining long-hidden sections of Muller’s Report in which he conceded that his financially and legally unlimited investigation had turned up “no factual evidence against me regarding Russian collusion WikiLeaks collaboration or the theft of John podesta’s emails. Incredibly Mueller is Report when I want to say that even if he had found evidence of such activity he had concluded that it would not have been illegal and would have been protected by the first Amendment.
While BuzzFeed reported that I was “vindicated, and The Washington Examiner carried the story, all of the major media outlets who had falsely accused me of treason or WikiLeaks collaboration reported… nothing.
The November 2020 revelations from DOJ released at a time to ensure the minimum of media coverage, prove that the charges against me were fabricated and, as I have publicly stated and were used to pressure me in order to coerce me into testifying falsely against President Trump. Unlike Michael Cohen I refused.
Then the fake news media began to recycle the same baseless accusations regarding January 6th. ABC News, was among the most debased and outrageous in their coverage. If the reporters and news executives guilty of character assassination in my case cannot be punished in court, they will burn for all eternity in hell and an indelible record of their dishonesty will be left so that their children and grandchildren will know that their parents were lying scumbags.
Notice how the ABC News headline above has now been completely debunked by Reuters. The efforts by the exact same media outlets who smeared me in the Russian collusion scam were completely recycled in the aftermath of the January 26th disturbance. Their coverage was as stunning and breathtaking as their dishonesty in this new smear. After a virtual tsunami of irresponsible, fabricated,” guilt by association-based headlines and stories by the jackals in the corporate news media, Reuters reported last week is that a senior FBI official confirmed that the January 6th investigation had found no evidence against either Roger Stone or Alex Jones regarding the illegal events of January 6th. Wait! You didn’t see it? Not surprising.
Once again, the very same fake news media outlets who for two years insisted that I was a “Russian traitor” and had illegally collaborated with WikiLeaks and the Russians to interfere in the 2020 election, those news outlets who failed to report Mueller’s stunning admission that he could find no proof of these smears began insisting that my presence in Washington on January 6th and my congenial contact with individuals who may or may not have been involved in the disturbance at the Capitol on January 6th somehow constitutes proof of my involvement or knowledge of the very strange series of events that day.
No media outlet has been more irresponsible in their smear of me than ABC News. “Seen with?” Isn’t this feeble attempt at “guilt by association” transparent and pathetic? Reuters essentially debunked multiple ABC News stories with their stunning story last week in which Senior Government Officials told Reuters that they found “no evidence” of any larger conspiracy involving anyone in President Trump’s inner or outer circle regarding the events of January 6th.
I am consulting several of the most respected defamation attorneys in the country because of my intention to sue ABC News and several of their executives and reporters over their malicious and false smears of me. That said, unfortunately, based on previous Supreme Court decisions, because I am considered a “public figure” the bar to determine actual defamation is quite high. At the same time, certain ABC News reporters must be subjected to the same kind of public abuse based on their actions, as I was subjected to based on their lies.
I agree with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, that it is time to revise the law regarding the defamation of public figures, to ensure fairer coverage of American citizens and to hold the media responsible for their willful use of falsehood omission and distortion in their efforts to destroy the public reputation of anyone they target.
The “guilt by association” technique was carried to its extreme while failing to recognize that due to my epic two-year struggle for freedom and justice, and in my efforts to raise sufficient money for a legal defense after the Mueller nightmare had impoverished me and my family, I casually met and had my photograph taken with literally thousands of people. I have no more responsibility to know the name and background of every person who requests a photo nor am I responsible for all their actions, past, present, or future, but not according to ABC News.
While media outlets like ABC News, The Washington Post, and The New York Times willfully and purposely published falsehoods and inaccuracies, their greatest tool is the omission of salient facts. Below them is a whole subset of cretins like Seth Abrahamson who published his own delusional fever dreams because no “legitimate” news organization will employ him since doing so would assume legal responsibility and liability for the baseless horseshit this guy serves up as “news.”
By the way, Abrahamson’s claim that there were not one, but “two War Rooms” inside the Willard Hotel is a fantasy based on bullshit. His claim that Rudy Giuliani was running a War Room is total fiction. Just as his prediction of my “imminent” arrest in February 4, 2021, and his insistence that proof would emerge that I had “masterminded” the entire fiasco at the Capital. Scumbags like Seth Abrahamson are not censored on Twitter or Facebook while I am banned for life from both because of my “constant promotion of disinformation,” in other words, any political narrative that contradicts the conventional wisdom of the ruling elite. I am banned for life on Twitter but the Taliban, monsters who abuse women and children and who have no regard for human life, are not.
Bottom-feeder Seth Abrahamson actually makes a living by smearing me and then using my name for clickbait among the drooling anti-Trump leftists who dominate Twitter. It won’t end well for Abrahamson.
It is almost impossible to describe the experience of being vilified, smeared, censored, travel-restricted, terrorized, threatened, unconstitutionally gagged, legally lynched, nearly bankrupted, de-platformed, canceled, pardoned, and ultimately vindicated, particularly when your ultimate vindication never seems to get the level of media coverage that the original and in some cases fabricated attacks you received at the hands of the Democrat/corporate media/Deep State cabal.
The same prosecutors who said in their opening statement that my trial had nothing to do with President Trump used Trump’s name one hundred and thirty-two times in their closing statement and rebuttal to my defense.
The bloodlust on the American left because I successfully escaped the deadly snare so carefully laid for me by Robert Mueller (Andrew Weissmann), Congressman Adam Schiff and his confederates, the Red Chinese-compromised Eric Swalwell, and that little asshole from Texas, Joaquin Castro, whose political career has reached its zenith and whose trajectory, I assure you from this period forward is only downward. There is more than enough solid evidence of illegal handling of classified documents by every one of these House Democrat fanatics.
After living under a media-created cloud for two and a half years, essentially being gagged while I was lynched, and, by the grace of God having my “death sentence” to serve in the general population of a Covid-19-infested Georgia prison, where the Government insisted there were no existing Covid-19 cases, but in fact, there were hundreds and granting me an unlimited presidential pardon based on my failure to receive a fair trial and the obvious corruption of my trial itself. The President recognized that my Constitutional Right to a fair trial had been abridged and he answered my prayers when he granted me clemency.
The events of January 6th in which I played no part, gave the exact same fake news media assassins who have yet to admit the falsity of their reporting about me, an opportunity to create a new cloud of suspicion based on nothing at all. The Reuters story of last Friday completely debunks the ABC News reports that the investigation of the January 6th incidents would embroil multiple top Trump associates, including yours truly. ABC News’ use of a harmless video in which I stood on the steps and in front of my hotel when I went out to greet supporters on the morning of January 6, this being necessary because the city’s Covid-19 rules prevented.
Just as in the “Russian Collusion” hoax, the truth of my innocence regarding anything pertaining to January 6th will receive scant coverage from the same people who have yet to admit that they were wrong about “Russian Collusion” and that they relentlessly pushed a lie. From the beginning of my stunning and unnecessary gunpoint arrest in the predawn hours of January 25th, 2019 when twenty-nine heavily armed FBI agents swarmed my home to Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s fifty-five minute political diatribe at my sentencing that the case against me was contrived, politically motivated and that my trial was hopelessly corrupted by politics.
For eighteen months I was legally prohibited from telling my side of the story. With the publication of my next book, “Roger Stone Did Nothing Wrong – My Political Persecution & the Loss of the 2020 Election,” the hand in hand corruption of the Deep State and their corporate media facilitators will be fully exposed, and the public knowledge of the unethical activities of a number of public figures who have yet to answer for their crimes will be exposed. Karma is a bitch.
Sources at Reuters tell me that the two reports whose dogged coverage of the January 6th conflict have been deluged with complaints from outraged leftists furious that these two journalists have simply reported the facts. Any claim of inappropriate or illegal activity pertaining to January 6th by me has now been credibly documented to be categorically false. Don’t expect the people who lied for two years about my being a “Russian spy” to tell you the truth about January 6th either.
It’s bad enough that the Biden Justice Department has filed an entirely fraudulent civil action against me regarding my back taxes. At the same time, my wife is waging a valiant struggle against Stage 4 cancer, a diagnosis brought on by two and a half years of relentless stress and pressure at the hands of Mueller and his thugs.
Those who want to help me in my legal struggle with these criminals can go to StoneDefenseFund.com. Those who want to help my wife and family finance the cutting edge alternative homeopathic and holistic cancer therapies that Mrs. Stone is utilizing in her fight for life can go to StoneFamilyFund.com.