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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:02 PM

Steve Bannon throws Roger Stone Under The Bus

More Mueller investigation and more Russia-Russia-Russia. The prosecutors work for Bill Barr and the Trump Justice Department. Can’t blame it on Democrats!


Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in court on Friday that he and the Trump campaign viewed Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump associate, as an access point to WikiLeaks, the organization that leaked stolen emails that were damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Bannon said that during the Trump 2016 campaign, Stone "implied" that WikiLeaks had materials that would help Donald Trump and possibly hurt Hillary Clinton's chance at the presidency.
With his 40-minute testimony, Bannon became the most high-profile witness to testify at Stone's trial. He made clear in his testimony and to reporters as he left the federal courthouse in Washington, DC, that he was only appearing because he had been compelled to by a subpoena. Bannon's testimony marks the start in the case of federal prosecutors beginning to tie Trump and his campaign to trying to use WikiLeaks to their advantage.
Bannon said he spoke to Stone up to a dozen times in the period of time that he led the Trump campaign, through election day, as well as every few weeks before coming onto the campaign.
Stone faces charges that include lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing justice in a case that stems from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Bannon said the Trump campaign viewed Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks.
"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange, but Roger would be considered, if we needed, an access point -- an access point because he had implied or told me that he had a relationship with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange," Bannon said.
He also said that he believed that Stone had the relationship with WikiLeaks, and that an intermediary never came up.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/08/politics/bannon-stone-wikileaks-court/index.html

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:18 PM

1. CNN? LOL! the original home of fake news.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:19 PM

2. Good luck, but always remember, those who constantly run around in circles

get dizzy and fall to the ground.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:21 PM

3. ...and Hillary's campaign paid money to a British spy to dig up dirt on Trump.

What's the difference ?

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:39 PM

4. Where's the legal jeopardy?

"Stone faces charges that include lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing justice in a case that stems from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election."

Bannon's testimony doesn't affect any of that.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 06:07 PM

5. Bannon is simply telling the truth and there is no way in hell we can blame the left for that.

Isn't it a clear lack of ethics when the lefties can't even give a right winger credit for telling the truth even when it benefits them?

It should be considered an honorable thing to simply tell the truth instead of telling the lies of the party line.

Then again, democrats have no history of that line of thinking.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 06:16 PM

6. Roger Stone may have had "access" to wikileaks?

You mean he could send them an email and get a response? Is that what "access" means, and is that now illegal?

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