Roger Stone

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Roger Stone Scandals & Controversies
  • Roger Stone, a top informal adviser to Donald Trump, accused the "deep state" of trying to kill him multiple times via poison and in a car crash. Stone appeared on Alex Jones’s conspiracy theory radio show to claim that the "deep state" has "poisoned me, they have smeared me, and someone in a car tried to kill me."
  • Roger Stone, a top informal adviser to Donald Trump, had communications with the Russian culprits of the DNC hack that were intercepted by the FBI. Stone apparently communicated with the Russian culprit via private Twitter messages. When reached for comment by The Smoking Gun, the website that broke the story, Stone simply responded "don't recall."
  • Roger Stone, a top Trump campaign adviser during the 2016 campaign, claimed that he had a secret back channel with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during the presidential campaign. Stone wrote in a now deleted Tweet that he “never denied perfectly legal back channel to Assange who indeed had the goods on #CrookedHillary." He then wrote in another now deleted tweet that he looked forward to people filing libel lawsuits against him by encouraging them to “[b]ring it! Would enjoy crush u in court and forcing you to eat shit – you stupid ignorant ugly bitch!”
  • Roger Stone, a top informal adviser to Donald Trump, has a website that allows Trump loyalists to print fake, but official-looking, identification badges so they would be able to look like formal pollsters conducting exit polls in cities with high minority populations on election day. The group, Vote Protectors, asks average citizens to sign up as "Exit Pollsters and Citizen Journalists" and then directs them to a page where they can print their official looking badge.
  • Media personality and Donald Trump ally Roger Stone sent out a series of tweets saying that multiple prominent Democrats should be shot, executed, and hung for treason.
  • Roger Stone, one of Donald Trump's major surrogates who frequently appears on political television shows will no longer appear on any CNN show after he sent a series of negative tweets against numerous CNN commentators.