Stone Lied to Congress to Protect Trump, Federal Prosecutor Tells Jurors

In a stunning layout of the events federal prosecutors aim to prove transpired at the highest levels of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the Justice Department told a federal jury that Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks in order to protect the president.

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Illness Forces Roger Stone to Leave Trial During Jury Selection

Roger Stone’s trial kicked off Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with a bizarre turn of events as the Trump associate, who first advised the president to make a run for the White House decades ago, went home sick in the early hours of selecting a jury to decide if he lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks.

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Perry Defends Urging Trump to Make Call in Impeachment Focus

Outgoing U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Saturday that he asked President Donald Trump to make the phone call at the center of the impeachment inquiry because it was “important” for the country’s energy needs and had nothing to do with former Vice President Joe Biden or his son Hunter.

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