Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

Judge Imposes Full Gag Order On Stone, No Jail (Yet)

Tweets at the bottom are from reporters in the courtroom. CBS News reports: Longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone told Judge Amy Berman Jackson he is “heartfully sorry” for an Instagram post on his account depicting the judge and a symbol that resembled crosshairs of a gun. Stone was ordered to court to explain the post and make his case …

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New Mueller Filing Connects Roger Stone To Wikileaks

Politico reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a new court filing that search warrants have uncovered communications that connect longtime GOP operative Roger Stone to “Guccifer 2.0 and with Organization 1,” which is widely believed to be WikiLeaks. Mueller made the disclosure in a filing Friday arguing that Stone’s case is properly related to the one involving Russian military …

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Roger Stone Claims He’s So Broke That He Lost His Health Insurance, Sold His Car, And Eats Peanut Butter

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Stone, who typically is an colorful and ebullient and forceful speaker, sounded somewhat subdued on Wednesday. He said the lengthy Mueller investigation, and more recently the indictment, have taken a personal toll. Stone, who was at the Tiger Bay Club to speak and sign copies of his books, said his ability to earn a livelihood …

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Indictment Details: Trump Campaign Communicated With Stone About Emails Stolen From DNC By Wikileaks

The Hill reports: Officials in President Trump’s 2016 campaign asked longtime Trump associate Roger Stone about future email releases by WikiLeaks ahead of the 2016 presidential election, special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has alleged. In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Stone spoke with senior members of Trump’s campaign staff about WikiLeaks and that a campaign official was …

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Breaking: FBI Arrests Roger Stone On Multiple Charges

The Associated Press reports: Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday morning on several criminal charges stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Stone is charged in a seven-count indictment with witness tampering, obstruction and false statements about his interactions related to the release by WikiLeaks of hacked emails during the 2016 presidential election. Some of …

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Assange Files To Force US To Unseal “Secret Charges”

The Guardian reports: Julian Assange, the fugitive WikiLeaks founder whose diplomatic sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy appears increasingly precarious, is launching a legal challenge against the Trump administration. Lawyers for the Australian activist have filed an urgent application to the Washington-based Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) aimed at forcing the hand of US prosecutors, requiring them to “unseal” any …

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Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Jerome Corsi

ABC News reports: The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed conservative conspiracy theorist and special counsel witness Jerome Corsi, his attorney said on Friday. The committee is seeking both an interview and documents from Corsi, an associate of longtime GOP operative and Trump ally Roger Stone, Corsi’s lawyer Larry Klayman said. Klayman declined to provide details on the subpoena, which he …

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Jerome Corsi Compares His Persecution To Jesus Christ

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Last week, ardent right-wing conspiracy theorist and prominent birther Jerome Corsi appeared on “The Eric Metaxas Show,” where he compared his interrogation at the hands of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s legal team to Jesus Christ’s interrogation by Pontius Pilate. Despite the fact that Corsi has long been an unapologetic conspiracy theorist who once …

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Wikileaks: Don’t Tell These 140 Lies About Assange

Reuters reports: WikiLeaks on Sunday advised journalists not to report 140 different “false and defamatory” statements about its founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 2012. “There is a pervasive climate of inaccurate claims about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, including purposeful fabrications planted in large and otherwise ‘reputable’ media outlets,” Wikileaks …

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Corsi Files $350 Million Blackmail Suit Against Mueller

NBC News reports: The conservative writer and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi filed a lawsuit on Sunday accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of blackmailing him to lie about President Donald Trump in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. The suit, which seeks $350 million in actual and punitive damages in U.S. District Court in Washington, was filed six …

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Ecuador Says Assange Can Leave Embassy If He Wants, Britain Has Promised No Extradition For Death Penalty

The Associated Press reports: Ecuador’s president has ramped up pressure on Julian Assange to leave his country’s embassy in London, saying that Britain had provided sufficient guarantees that the WikiLeaks founder won’t be extradited to face the death penalty abroad. Lenin Moreno’s comments in a radio interview Thursday suggest that months of quiet diplomacy between the U.K. and Ecuador to …

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Jerome Corsi Files DOJ Complaint Against Mueller

The Hill reports: Conspiracy theorist and conservative author Jerome Corsi released on Monday his complaint against special counsel Robert Mueller, alleging misconduct and wrongdoing in the course of the Mueller investigation. The complaint, filed by his attorney Larry Klayman, the founder of conservative watchdogs Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, requests that the Department of Justice (DOJ) open criminal and ethics …

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Roger Stone: I Would Never Testify Against Trump And I Haven’t Discussed A Pardon With Him Either [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Roger Stone said Sunday that he’s had no discussions with President Trump or his team about a potential pardon should he be implicated in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “There’s no circumstance under which I would testify against the president because I’d have to bear false witness against him. I’d have to make things up. And I’m …

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Jerome Corsi: I “Absolutely” Intended To Get Hillary’s Stolen Emails To Help Trump, But So What? [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: Conservative author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi agreed in a new interview that he “absolutely” intended to help President Trump’s campaign by trying to get stolen Hillary Clinton emails from Wikileaks. “Everybody in the world who was in news or political operations after July 22nd 2016 when Assange dumped all these emails on Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and said …

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Jerome Corsi Hires Nutbag Lawyer Larry Klayman

Law & Crime reports: Right-wing conspiracy theorist and author Jerome Corsi has hired a new attorney in an attempt to fight back against special counsel Robert Mueller. Corsi announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he would be hiring attorney Larry Klayman. Let’s just say this news about Klayman, who happens to be the founder of Judicial Watch, wasn’t received very …

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Jerome Corsi: I’m Not Seeking Pardon From Trump

The Hill reports: Conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi said Wednesday that he won’t be pursuing a pardon from President Trump after rejecting a plea deal offer from the special counsel that would have allowed him to avoid prison. “My decision to reject the special counsel offer was not made anticipating a pardon, I have no reason to believe or anticipate that …

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Mueller Has Damning Emails Between Stone And Corsi

NBC News reports: Two months before WikiLeaks released emails stolen from the Clinton campaign, right-wing conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi sent an email to former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone anticipating the document dump, according to draft court papers obtained by NBC News. “Word is friend in embassy plans 2 more dumps,” Corsi wrote on Aug. 2, 2016, referring to WikiLeaks …

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Manafort Issues Jailhouse Threat To Sue The Guardian Over Their “Libelous” Report Of Meeting With Assange

NBC News reports: Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort strongly denied a report Tuesday that he had secretly met with Julian Assange several times in the WikiLeaks founder’s refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in recent years. Manafort, in a statement through his spokesman, called the article from The Guardian “totally false and deliberately libelous.” “I have never met …

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Giuliani: “Manafort Met Assange” Report Is Fake News

Law & Crime reports: Following a groundbreaking report accusing Paul Manafort of meeting with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prior to President Donald Trump‘s 2016 election win, it seems the Commander-in-Chief’s attorney is doing some damage control. NBC News’ Kristen Welker tweeted Tuesday that Rudy Giuliani described the Guardian scoop as “unequivocally fake news I am told.” Giuliani, who in the …

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Corsi Claims To Have “Joint Defense” Deal With Trump, Says He Got Immunity For Testimony Against Stone

The right wing Daily Caller reports: Right-wing author Jerome Corsi claims in a forthcoming book that he has a joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump and was provided limited immunity during his testimony before special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury to discuss a “cover story” he claims he crafted for Trump confidant Roger Stone. Corsi says he received immunity …

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