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Steve Bannon: Roger Stone was our unused WikiLeaks ‘access point'

9 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Donald Trump's 2016 campaign thought primarily of one person when it wanted to find out what was going on with WikiLeaks: Roger Stone. That's the readout Steve Bannon, the former Trump campaign CEO, delivered during a much-anticipated appearance Friday at Stone's federal trial on charges that he lied to Congress and intimidated a witness. "I think we did, yes,” said Bannon, clad in his trademark all-black outfit complete with multiple shirts, when when asked whether the Trump campaign viewed Stone as its “access point” to WikiLeaks and founder, Julian Assange. But Bannon was careful to...
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Steve Bannon Reluctantly Testifies in Roger Stone's Trial

Steve Bannon Reluctantly Testifies in Roger Stone's Trial

9 monthes ago   |   By Time

Steve Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness Friday in the federal criminal trial of political operative Roger Stone.
Bannon said he had been given a subpoena to testify against Stone and otherwise would not have come as he took the stand at the federal court in Washington.
Stone is being tried on charges of witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contacts WikiLeaks about damaging material during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Bannon testified that Stone “implied that he had a connection with WikiLeaks” but never stated it directly.
His testimony came after comedian...
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Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution Roger Stone trial

9 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Steve Bannon, who served as chief executive of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as "an access point" to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign.
Bannon appeared as reluctant witness in Stone's criminal trial in federal court under subpoena and said he otherwise would not have taken the stand.
Stone, a colorful political operative and Trump ally, is charged with witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contacts WikiLeaks about damaging material during the...
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