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WASHINGTON — Shouting “FBI, open the door,” authorities arrested Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, before dawn Friday in a criminal case that revealed that senior members of the Trump campaign sought to benefit from the release of hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton.

Stone, a self-proclaimed “dirty trickster,” faced a seven-count indictment in the first criminal case in months from special counsel Robert Mueller.

The indictment provides the most detail to date about how Trump campaign associates in the summer of 2016 were actively seeking the disclosure of emails the U.S. says were hacked by Russia, then provided to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. It alleges that unidentified senior Trump campaign officials contacted Stone to ask when stolen emails relating to Clinton might be disclosed.

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9 thoughts on “Trump associate Stone arrested, faces obstruction charge

  1. No matter how much these guys deny-deny-deny, the Feds don’t have the time or inclination to go on (as tRumpsky calls them) witch-hunts. They know what they’re doing … and why.

    I have to admit, however, as a very interested bystander, it’s difficult to be patient and watch it all unfold.

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