The long-time Confidante of US President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, rejects all the allegations, judicial investigations hampered. Stone well-known on the Tuesday before a court in Washington, not guilty on the points of the accused, the Team of special investigator Robert Mueller.
The several U.S. media unanimously reported. Stone was arrested on Friday in Florida, and later conditionally released. He is accused of several false statements made. In addition, he should have tried to influence a witness. Background Mueller's investigation as to whether there was in the presidential campaign of 2016, agreed in the Trump camp with representatives of Russia.
the booing for Stone: Before the court in Fort Lauderdale have gathered protesters.Video: Tamedia/Reuters (25. January 2019)
Stone had worked 2015 for Trump in the preparations for the presidential campaign of 2016. He was then in close contact with him, as a kind of informal adviser.
The allegations against him, attacking E-Mail accounts the Democrats are in connection with a hacker during the election campaign of 2016, for the US-secret services of Russia. In the attack E-Mails from democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is stolen, which were later published by the Wikileaks revelations.
Mueller's Team before throwing the Stone, before the US Congress false information about what he knew about the hacker attack and with whom he communicated about it. In addition, he should have the other witnesses harassed, to make false statements in the case.
In the versions of the Mueller-offices, it also means that Stone had engaged in 2016, in consultation with – unspecified – representatives from trump's campaign-Team with the question of whether and how further incriminating Material could be released against Clinton.
Trump is rampant in the investigations as a "witch-hunt". Stone is in the studies of the sixth Accused from trump's direct environment. (nag/sda)
Created: 29.01.2019, 18:18 PM