FBI Arrests Roger Stone

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Listen to Mother Jones’s DC bureau chief David Corn and foreign influence reporter Dan Friedman explain Mueller’s latest indictment, and what it might mean for President Trump, on this breaking news edition of the Mother Jones Podcast:

The FBI has arrested Roger Stone, the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Stone was charged with seven counts that include witness tampering, false statements, and obstruction of an official proceeding.

Stone is expected to make an appearance in federal court later Friday.

You can read the indictment below:

This is a breaking news post. We will update as more information becomes available.

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