The #RogerStone indictment according to Nancy Pelosi @SpeakerPelosi is TOTAL Proof of #Trump “Campaign Collusion” – WHO BELIEVES THIS?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, weighing in Friday on the indictment of ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, appeared to question the president’s choices of whom “to surround himself with.”
“The indictment of Roger Stone makes clear that there was a deliberate, coordinated attempt by top Trump campaign officials to influence the 2016 election and subvert the will of the American people,” the Democratic leader said in a statement. “It is staggering that the president has chosen to surround himself with people who violated the integrity of our democracy and lied to the FBI and Congress about it.”
Stone, 66, was taken into custody in Florida on Friday after being indicted by a federal grand jury the day before on charges of obstruction, making false statements and witness tampering.
The allegations against Stone “constitute grave crimes,” Pelosi said, adding that anyone who carries out “these illegal acts” needs to be held accountable.
“We cannot allow any effort to intimidate witnesses or prevent them from appearing before Congress,” she said in the statement.