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Trump ally Stone open to talking with Mueller in Russia probe

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If Roger Stone was capable of testifying honestly, he wouldn’t be under arrest.

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And cue Trump turning on Stone and then Truml's followers following suit, if Stone cooperates.

They will laud him all the way up until he cooperates, then Stone will magically transform into the worst, most dishonest person on the planet.

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Stone has been one of the most dishonest swamp creatures DC has ever seen.

He's got rich being a Republican Party nabob pushing to maintain the power and wealth of the .01% in the US and 'abroad'.

Like Trump, he cares nothing about the US and the 99.9%, only about maintaining his wealth and that of his fellow rich.

Lock Stone up!

Keep draining the DC swamp and especially the creatures Trump's added to it!

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Brings us the quote of the day: "If there's wrongdoing by other people in the campaign that I know about -- which I know of none -- but, if there is, I would certainly testify honestly."

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Roger was a fringe player around town. He always had this reputation of being a guy who exaggerated things, who pretended he did things. Roger was never on Nixon’s staff, was never on the White House staff. I don’t think you’ll find anyone in the business who trusts him. Roger was always a little rat. Ed Rollins, as quoted by Jeffrey Toobin, "The Dirty Trickster: Campaign tips from the man who has done it all" (June 2, 2008) The New Yorker.

"...always a little rat." Says a lot about those Individual 1's surrounded himself with.

More about Stone: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Roger_Stone

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Asked on ABC's "This Week" if he would cooperate with Mueller, he said: "You know, that's a question I would have to – I have to determine after my attorneys have some discussion."

So we have Cohen who would "take a bullet" for Trump and now Stone who would "never rat" on the President, both turning coat - Wimpy has to be in a tizzy...

I thought Manafort was the ultimate swamp creature but this guy Stone preening around makes Manafort look like an amateur. 

Really, one doesn't have to say anything - that Trump surrounds himself with scum like Stone, Manafort, Gates, Flynn, and his mentor, Roy Cohn, just says it all - scum sticks together...

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then Stone will magically transform into the worst, most dishonest person on the planet.

He'll have to settle for second place.  First place is already taken.

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Now we have Donnie doing his colluding in the open for everyone to see....

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-lifts-sanctions-on-rusal-other-firms-linked-to-russias-deripaska/ar-BBSOjJA?ocid=ientp

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All this reminds me (once again) of yet another song years ago:

"down, down, deeper and down ......".

How much more has to come up until deDon finally gets out?

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Stone seems to be going the Cohen way!

The diary of the Wimpy President makes interesting reading, he doesn't deny anything his swamp frog Stone did, just that other were doing much worse, then he goes off to different topics.

Deflect, deflect and deflect, but the truth is starting to catch up.

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"down, down, deeper and down ......".

Status Quo lyrics, respect!

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If Roger Stone was capable of testifying honestly, he wouldn’t be under arrest

Uh-huh....still wondering why Mueller would stage a ludicrous pre-dawn raid with federal agents guns drawn and CNN waiting in tow. This was a show to humiliate the guy, nothing more, he wasn’t a flight risk, the Feds every single whereabout and monitored his phones, they have been on this guy for 2 years, his wife is deaf and these guys come in with guns drawn? Luckily she wasn’t hurt in all the commotion. Oh they would have needed to have done was to contact his lawyer and we quest for him to be brought down and turn them himself in, but then it wouldn’t be over the top classic Mueller style now would it?

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Just another Trump loser indicted.

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@bas4 Uh-huh....still wondering why Mueller would stage a 

Given how many times Trump supporters have posted anti-American rants, have attacked the various intelligence agencies, have said so what if Russia ‘meddled’ and said collusion isn’t a crime, I probably understand why some ‘wonder’.

Maybe the feds who are tasked with protecting the US from foreign ‘meddling’, who are tasked with upholding the Constitution, who are tasked with prosecuting criminals,

who are attacked by Trump and his supporters, calling them ‘crooked cops’ and other derogatory names,

maybe these feds wanted to send a message to various syndicates in the US and ‘abroad’ that though Trump wants to downplay the criminality that surrounds him, they’re not going to coddle criminals. And serial liars.

Remember, the head of the FBI is a Trump appointee, as is the head of the Department of Justice which oversees the FBI. Or are you going to say they’re ‘crooked cops’, too.

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still wondering why Mueller would stage a ludicrous pre-dawn raid with federal agents guns drawn and CNN waiting in tow. 

Lolololol ludicrous? Thats how theyre routinely done by the FBI. See the dawn arrest of Rod Blagojevich for example.

CNN was there because they were doing their job. They regularly stake the place out, see interview of Roger Stone with Chris Cuomo for more info.

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I'd like some of our friends on the other side of the canyon could tell us, if Mueller finds Trump has no legal guilt for anything, do you consider that to also have no ethical offenses? Or are legality and morality one and the same?

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hats off to mueller for leaving no STONE unturned during this investigation.

toger is the DIRTY TRICKSTER who has Nixon tattooed on his back.

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....still wondering why Mueller would stage a ludicrous pre-dawn raid 

Nothing ludicrous about it. If you're wondering about why it happened, read the indictment yourself. There's plenty of detailed evidence in there.

Stone will go to jail and he deserves it.

Trump should be plenty nervous. Karma time.

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over the top classic Mueller style 

Over the top classic bass nonsense.

I know. Mueller, the "rouge" cop.

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"You know, that's a question I would have to – I have to determine after my attorneys have some discussion."

basically means "depending what type of deal Mueller gives me, if its sweet enough Ill squeel like a piglet" Mueller is good at flipin those burgers

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The number of dodgy people surrounding Trump is stunning.

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The number of dodgy people surrounding Trump is stunning.

The number of people who have died at the hands of the Clintons is stunning, but that apparently will never be investigated by Mueller, who is digging his own grave here.

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The number of people who have died at the hands of the Clintons is stunning, but that apparently will never be investigated by Mueller,

For the same reason Mueller will never investigate Hillary Clinton running a child sex slave operation from the basement of a pizza parlor.

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Just another Trump loser indicted

And then be pardoned...

Given how many times Trump supporters have posted anti-American rants, have attacked the various intelligence agencies, have said so what if Russia ‘meddled’ and said collusion isn’t a crime, I probably understand why some ‘wonder’.

He had every reason to challenge the intelligence agency as corrupt as they are. Funny when Obama was President every Democrat mistrusted the FBI, CIA and now they are the heroes of the left except Comey when he discovered that last bunch of emails, but then redeemed himself when he started leaking and then telling Trump he wasn’t under surveillance, but then he was. Same thing with Cohen, he says something stupid, the media rushes with it, Mueller’s office comes out and tells everyone the story is not true and the media says....well, maybe Mueller made a mistake here...possibly. Liberals are like the wind, changing at every direction.

Maybe the feds who are tasked with protecting the US from foreign ‘meddling’, who are tasked with upholding the Constitution, who are tasked with prosecuting criminals, 

But they bypass every Democrat and liberal......interesting....

who are attacked by Trump and his supporters, calling them ‘crooked cops’ and other derogatory names, 

Yup!

maybe these feds wanted to send a message to various syndicates in the US and ‘abroad’ that though Trump wants to downplay the criminality that surrounds him, they’re not going to coddle criminals. And serial liars.

Remember, the head of the FBI is a Trump appointee, as is the head of the Department of Justice which oversees the FBI. Or are you going to say they’re ‘crooked cops’, too.

Oh, please, but I’m talking about the lapdogs of the Democrats that have sworn an oath to uphold the traditions of the establishment and keep it going regardless if everyone else gets screwed, now that you mention it, the gate keepers of the FBI and the entrenched Washington elite mostly Democrats and many Republicans, I get it now.

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It must be tough for Swamp fans learning their talking points for the day at the same time as everyone else, and having to cook up some defence for the indefensible. No wonder they can't succeed.

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The number of people who have died at the hands of the Clintons is stunning, 

Why is it stunning that the Clinton's haven't killed anyone? Seems pretty normal to me.

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When the so called 'patriots' call for the pardon of treasonous, swindling, corrupt scoundrels , you know they are grasping at straws.

But as somebody wise once said, 'Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel'.

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When the so called 'patriots'

The hardest core of Trump's backers have foregone any semblance of a belief system beyond 'I agree with everything Trump says'.

They're true believing cult members, not loyal to any state.

Look at how many of them are upset that their fellow Americans care about Russia 'meddling' in US elections to help their Trump; some of them proudly wear T shirts saying 'I'd rather be Russian than Democrat'.

Interesting that some of them are US government contractors. They take money from the US, then deride American systems, the same systems Trump's trying to overthrow.

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But they bypass every Democrat and liberal......interesting....

Who was it that investigated Hillary Clinton’s emails before the election, leading to that topic becoming the most talked about of the entire campaign season? Who was it that days before the election announced that it was looking into a fresh new batch of Clinton emails, an announcement that did tremendous damage to Clinton’s campaign?

You’ve got a pretty selective memory, my friend.

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@PTownsend, I wish it was limited to only the Trump fanatics, because the loony fringe always crash and burn in the end.

But the Russia Influenza has spread across the GOP, there are the infected and there are others too scared to fight against it.

The GOP has turned into a party of spineless, treasonous bigots.

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Just another Trump loser indicted

And then be pardoned...

How many pardons are we up to now? 10? 20? 50? Sure Repubs in the Senate will surely go along with that...

He had every reason to challenge the intelligence agency as corrupt as they are. Funny when Obama was President every Democrat mistrusted the FBI, CIA and now they are the heroes of the left except Comey when he discovered that last bunch of emails, but then redeemed himself when he started leaking and then telling Trump he wasn’t under surveillance, but then he was. Same thing with Cohen, he says something stupid, the media rushes with it, Mueller’s office comes out and tells everyone the story is not true and the media says....well, maybe Mueller made a mistake here...possibly. Liberals are like the wind, changing at every direction.

More disrespect and scorn for those sworn to protect us. You know who else calls our law enforcement professionals corrupt - the Mob...

Maybe the feds who are tasked with protecting the US from foreign ‘meddling’, who are tasked with upholding the Constitution, who are tasked with prosecuting criminals, 

But they bypass every Democrat and liberal......interesting....

who are attacked by Trump and his supporters, calling them ‘crooked cops’ and other derogatory names, 

Yup!

When the facts and truth are on your side, argue those. If they're not, slander the accusers...

Remember, the head of the FBI is a Trump appointee, as is the head of the Department of Justice which oversees the FBI. Or are you going to say they’re ‘crooked cops’, too.

Oh, please, but I’m talking about the lapdogs of the Democrats that have sworn an oath to uphold the traditions of the establishment and keep it going regardless if everyone else gets screwed, now that you mention it, the gate keepers of the FBI and the entrenched Washington elite mostly Democrats and many Republicans, I get it now.

You know, QAnon...

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America ostensibly stands for freedom, equality, democracy, and justice. Our monuments, statues, instintutions, and education tell us this.

Mueller is seeking the truth because Americans presumably value the truth because it's a fundamental aspect of justice. He asks questions seeking the truth and is required to receive an oath to tell the truth before he starts asking questions.

Mueller's a professional justice seeker, which means he's done his homework. You lie to him at your own peril.

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Mueller doesn't make the decision regarding how a suspect is arrested. Accuracy is key.

Yes, you can believe that if you like, I think you’re wrong and you may think I, wrong, but that’s m opinion.

Further evidence that Trump supporters do not support the rule of law.

And neither do Democrats.

These people don't actually exist.

To the liberals running with blind folds, I agree.

The hardest core of Trump's backers have foregone any semblance of a belief system beyond 'I agree with everything Trump says'. 

They're true believing cult members, not loyal to any state. 

Not at all, but the liberals “try” so very hard to forcefully trick the rest of America into seeing what THEY WANT the rest of us to see, these Marxists have to much vitriol for the country they will do anything push that narrative through.

Look at how many of them are upset that their fellow Americans care about Russia 'meddling' in US elections to help their Trump; some of them proudly wear T shirts saying 'I'd rather be Russian than Democrat.

Not unlike the Democrats trying to spread their poison of radical socialism and to undermine our democracy.

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Who was it that investigated Hillary Clinton’s emails before the election, leading to that topic becoming the most talked about of the entire campaign season? Who was it that days before the election announced that it was looking into a fresh new batch of Clinton emails, an announcement that did tremendous damage to Clinton’s campaign?

You’ve got a pretty selective memory, my friend.

Selective No, because with the evidence of shredding emails, using bleach bit, hiding HD in restaurant restrooms, hiding government emails on your aides PC and then later to be found by her underage perverted husband, selling 20% of our Uranium One to the Russians, IRS, Benghazi, Fast and furious, Bergdahl etc....

But other than that, nothing going on over on the Democrat side....

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these Marxists

their poison of radical socialism

Good god. What unsubstantiated and hyperbolic nonsense. This is the very “substance” of the Trump movement, folks

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shredding emails,

Shredding emails? What planet do you live on?

later to be found by her underage perverted husband

Say what?

Anyway, back to your original claim that the FBI never goes after Dems/libs/Marxists/radical socialists. The FBI did go after Clinton, and it greatly harmed her election campaign. What say you to that?

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Selective No, because with the evidence of shredding emails, using bleach bit, hiding HD in restaurant restrooms, hiding government emails on your aides PC and then later to be found by her underage perverted husband, selling 20% of our Uranium One to the Russians, IRS, Benghazi, Fast and furious, Bergdahl etc....

Fast forward to 2040 - both Clinton's have passed, Trump is serving his time at Leavenworth, we've had a string of Democratic Presidents since Trump was impeached and the Republican brand discredited - and some Trumpers will still be complaining about e-mails, Benghazi and Uranium One (whatever that is)...

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Good god. What unsubstantiated and hyperbolic nonsense. This is the very “substance” of the Trump movement, folks

....And the very denial of the Marxist movement.

Shredding emails? What planet do you live on?

Conservatives call it earth, Democrats the Unicornverse.

The FBI did go after Clinton, and it greatly harmed her election campaign. What say you to that?

On that we dodged a bullet, but what I was referring to, I already laid it out, but once again...the evidence of shredding emails, using bleach bit, hiding HD in restaurant restrooms, hiding government emails on your aides PC and then later to be found by her underage perverted husband, selling 20% of our Uranium One to the Russians, IRS, Benghazi, Fast and furious, Bergdahl etc....

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Fast forward to 2040 - both Clinton's have passed, Trump is serving his time at Leavenworth,

That won’t happen, especially at what we have seen so far based on the evidence. But please, continue and give us a chuckle...

we've had a string of Democratic Presidents since Trump was impeached and the Republican brand discredited - and some Trumpers will still be complaining about e-mails, Benghazi and Uranium One (whatever that is)...

Yes, so basically, we should overlook one set of crimes, but prosecute alleged other crimes. No wonder Weissman has so many of his indictments overturned. This fena be a breeze.

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Fast forward to 2040 - both Clinton's have passed, Trump is serving his time at Leavenworth,

That won’t happen, especially at what we have seen so far based on the evidence. But please, continue and give us a chuckle...

Makes as much sense as your FRFT (far right fairy tales)

we've had a string of Democratic Presidents since Trump was impeached and the Republican brand discredited - and some Trumpers will still be complaining about e-mails, Benghazi and Uranium One (whatever that is)...

Yes, so basically, we should overlook one set of crimes, but prosecute alleged other crimes. No wonder Weissman has so many of his indictments overturned. This fena be a breeze.

There are no crimes - they're all in Trumpers minds - but Mueller has prosecuted and convicted 6 senior Trump officials - Stone is next, and Don Jr or Bannon after that. Then Wimpy, or Jeb, or Loser - whatever your far right icons are calling him.

We understand Trumpers have to indulge in fantasy to escape all the bad news.

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Makes as much sense as your FRFT (far right fairy tales)

So I’m supposed to use FLFT (far left fairy tales)?

There are no crimes - they're all in Trumpers minds -

we've had a string of Democratic Presidents since Trump was impeached and the Republican brand discredited - and some Trumpers will still be complaining about e-mails, Benghazi and Uranium One (whatever that is)...

Yes, so basically, we should overlook one set of crimes

Ok, all these documented tapes and videos don’t exist because the liberal shaman say it doesn’t just overlook the giant elephant, say it long enough and you just might believe it. I get it....lol

but Mueller has prosecuted and convicted 6 senior Trump officials - Stone is next, and Don Jr or Bannon after that. Then Wimpy, or Jeb, or Loser - whatever your far right icons are calling him. 

We understand Trumpers have to indulge in fantasy to escape all the bad news

And when Trump pardons them, then what?

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And when Trump pardons them, then what?

Your ideas about justice and the justice system are incredibly childish.

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Yes, you can believe that if you like, I think you’re wrong and you may think I, wrong, but that’s m opinion.

It's not a matter of opinion. You are simply incorrect.

And neither do Democrats.

Funny, not a single liberal or democrat on this site has cheered for criminals being pardoned or bitched that criminals were being brought to justice. However, we have oodles of posts by conservatives cheering criminals being pardoned and bitching because criminals are being brought to justice.

To the liberals running with blind folds, I agree.

If you want to call people living in reality liberals with blindfolds, be my guest.

Not at all, but the liberals “try” so very hard to forcefully trick the rest of America into seeing what THEY WANT the rest of us to see, these Marxists have to much vitriol for the country they will do anything push that narrative through.

They "try" so very hard to forcefully trick? If that's the case, you don't need quotes around try.

Not unlike the Democrats trying to spread their poison of radical socialism and to undermine our democracy.

It's completely unlike this because democrats aren't radical socialists and do not undermine democracy. Undermining democracy occurs when you want criminals pardoned and you disparage institutions such as the FBI and the courts.

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hiding HD in restaurant restrooms,

This has been debunked.

hiding government emails on your aides PC and then later to be found by her underage perverted husband,

Nobody had an underage husband.

selling 20% of our Uranium One to the Russians

Uranium One was a Canadian company. Hillary had no involvement in the extraction rights being sold to the Russians. Again, accuracy is key.

And when Trump pardons them, then what?

Cheering on the pardoning of criminals is undermining our democracy.

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