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Sun Oct 28, 2018, 02:06 AM

11. Roger Stone Told Credico He Was Working To Get Assange Pardoned

By Matt Shuham
October 25, 2018 12:48 pm

In January, Trump confidante Roger Stone sent radio host Randy Credico a text message, obtained by Mother Jones and reported Thursday: “I am working with others to get JA a blanket pardon. It’s very real and very possible. Don’t fuck it up.”

“JA” is Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder whose website hosted emails stolen from Democrats, allegedly by Russian agents, during the 2016 campaign. “Blanket pardon” refers, possibly, to the fact that Assange has never actually been charged with a crime in the United States, despite the belief of many that he may be the subject of a sealed indictment.

Months after Stone’s text, an unnamed Justice Department official told Reuters that though Wikileaks was under investigation, there was no sealed indictment against Assange.

“I most definitely advocated a pardon for Assange,” Stone acknowledged to Mother Jones ...


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