It’s another wild Friday in the world of politics, as long-time political consultant, Roger Stone, was dramatically arrested by the FBI and appeared in court after Special Counsel Mueller’s Grand Jury indicted him.
As part of the charges brought forth against Stone, it’s alleged that he made false statements to Congress when being pressed on WikiLeaks’ efforts to expose Hillary Clinton’s campaign during the 2020 Election.
Soon after Stone appeared in court and posted bond, WikiLeaks released a statement from Julian Assange’s lawyer, Barry Pollack, in response to Stone’s indictment.
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In a three-part tweet, the statement reads as follows:
“The dawn military-style arrest of Mr. Stone, a 66 year old political consultant, was wholly unnecessary and served no purpose other than intimidation.” Continued Below
Statement From Julian Assange’s Lawyer (Continued)
“The charges against Mr. Stone do not allege that Mr. Stone lied about his [lack of] contacts with Julian Assange, but rather about his contacts with others and about documents reflecting those communications.”
“The Office of Special Counsel has never spoken with Mr. Assange.”