November Trial Date Set for Trump Confidant Stone

Posted on March 14, 2019 8:44 am

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A federal judge in Washington on Thursday set a Nov. 5 trial date for Roger Stone — a longtime friend and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump — to face seven charges, including that he lied to Congress and obstructed a congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she expects that Stone’s trial could last “at least” two weeks. Stone appeared before Jackson to answer questions about whether he violated her order prohibiting him from publicly talking about his criminal case when he attacked prosecutors in a new introduction to a paperback edition