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Roger Stone, Political Operative And Trump Aide, Guilty In False Statements Trial

Stone faced charges that he lied to congressional investigators and obstructed an official proceeding. He pleaded not guilty and said he'd done nothing wrong.
Former adviser to President Trump, Roger Stone, leaves the courthouse after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election on Friday in Washington, D.C. Source: Win McNamee

Updated at 12:17 p.m. ET

Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative and longtime confidant of Donald Trump, was found guilty by a federal jury in Washington, D.C. on Friday in his false statements and obstruction trial.

The verdict, announced after two days of

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