Trump adviser Roger Stone convicted on all counts for lying to protect Trump


A jury convicted Roger Stone of all seven counts of lying to Congress, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice.

Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington.

Stone was convicted Friday on all seven counts in his indictment, which alleged he lied to lawmakers about WikiLeaks, tampered with witnesses, and obstructed a House intelligence committee probe.

His trial highlighted how Trump campaign associates were eager to gather information about emails hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton that were released by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.

Prosecutors say Stone lied to Congress about his conversations about WikiLeaks with New York radio host Randy Credico and conservative writer and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi.

He’s also accused of trying to intimidate Credico and threatening to take his dog.

Stone had denied the allegations and decried the case as politically motivated.