Roger Stone, the longtime Trump adviser and political trickster, has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller following months of scrutiny in the ongoing Russia investigation.
Stone has been charged with seven counts of obstruction of an official proceeding, witness tampering, and making false statements, including in testimony to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI).
Stone’s indictment is one of the biggest moves by the special counsel’s office in months. Mueller’s team had been zeroing in on Stone for some time over his alleged communications with WikiLeaks and messages he exchanged with Guccifer 2.0, the online persona that authorities have linked to Russian military officers who sought to hack Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign.
Mueller’s office had subpoenaed multiple witnesses close to Stone, and Stone himself has hinted he’d be indicted by the special counsel.
Stone was reportedly arrested Friday morning in Florida, and will appear in federal court later in the day.
Read Stone’s indictment below, or here at this link.