Roger Stone, political consultant and longtime friend of President Donald Trump, was found guilty last November on all seven counts against him.
They are: one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of false statements, which includes lying to Congress, and one count of witness tampering in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Stone was found guilty of attempting to obstruct the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russian interference by lying to them regarding his contact with WikiLeaks. Stone additionally encouraged other witnesses to lie on his behalf.
Trump denied to Mueller’s team he recalled any contact with Stone about Wikileaks. In a written response, he stated, “I do not