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Thu Nov 7, 2019, 10:35 AM

"If those records had come out, the truth would have been exposed"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/trial-opens-for-roger-stone-accused-of-lying-about-wikileaks-and-trump-campaigns-interest-in-hacked-2016-democratic-emails/2019/11/06/647bd322-ff2b-11e9-8bab-0fc209e065a8_story.html

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The trial before Judge Amy Berman Jackson is expected to last about two weeks. She has warned that any visible or audible response from those attending the trial will lead to expulsion from the courtroom, and after one break, Stone warned his supporters to “tone down the reactions — no smiling, no giggling, no rolling your eyes,” he said.

A trove of Stone’s communications with Trump insiders, including exchanges with Bannon, Manafort and Manafort deputy Rick Gates, will figure prominently in the case.

Zelinsky said the case’s most important evidence will not be the witnesses, but Stone’s own words.

“Amazingly, most of the evidence in this case is in the written record — it’s emails and text messages showing what really happened. If those records had come out, the truth would have been exposed,” the prosecutor said.

The trial will detail the eagerness of some in Trump’s orbit to find damaging information to derail Clinton’s presidential run, and how Stone then denied such efforts when asked about them.

“At a critical moment in this nation’s history,” as Congress sought to “find out the truth of what happened,” Zelinsky said, Stone “was doing his best to stop them.”

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Response to dajoki (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:39 PM

1. Stone stonewalled and lied.

Semi-related: Has anything happened to Alex Jones for doxing one of the jurors in Stone's trial?

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Response to dajoki (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:42 PM

2. How Ironic the prosecutor is named Zelinsky.

As is the President of Ukraine.

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:47 PM

3. I checked up on that. The President Of Ukraine is named Zelenskyy. There is a difference in

spelling.

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Response to abqtommy (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:49 PM

4. Close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades, no?

Pronounced the same, w/ Americanized spelling v. Ukrainian spelling.

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 01:02 PM

6. As far as verbal language goes the pronunciation is similar*. But I wouldn't try to cash any checks

drawn on the Bank Of Ukraine signed Zelensky! *I'm familiar with the US pronunciation but not that
used in Ukraine.

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:53 PM

5. Mistrial! Obviously this prosecutor cannot be fair to trump or trumpsters.



“I’m gonna make you an offer you can’t refuse.”

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