Roger Stone hinted that he had some kind of early knowledge about the Clinton campaign hack.
A group of senior House Democrats is calling on the FBI to investigate the alleged connection between Donald Trump s presidential campaign and the hack of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta s emails, which it s widely suggested has Russia s hands all over it.
pointed to informal Trump adviser Roger Stone s insinuations that he had advance knowledge of the emails release as evidence that Stone ― or other figures in the campaign ― may have colluded in a Russian-backed breach.
For months, we have been asking the FBI to examine links between the Trump campaign and illegal Russian efforts to affect our election, including interviewing Trump advisor Roger Stone, the congressmen said in a joint statement on Friday afternoon.
Cummings, Conyers, Engel and Thompson are the ranking members for the House committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Judiciary, Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security, respectively.
Stone, who no longer has an official role in Trump s campaign, is a longtime confidant of the reality TV star and remains in regular contact with him.