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Thu May 30, 2019, 07:47 PM

Judge appears exasperated at Roger Stone arguments against Mueller [View all]

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN) The longtime political stuntman Roger Stone faced an exasperated judge on Thursday, as his lawyers failed to gain traction with bold legal arguments criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller before Stone's November criminal trial.

At the two-and-a-half-hour court hearing, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the DC District Court didn't rule on requests Stone has made to puncture the case against him but got his legal team to admit flaws in almost all of their arguments.

Stone's team, however, still appears to have hope that they may get access to redacted parts of the Mueller report that describe Stone's case.

Jackson floated the possibility that Stone could potentially see some some parts of the Mueller report that would be "harmless" and repeat details his team is already learning through evidence they've received in the case. Prosecutors have fought against this, saying giving unredacted parts of the sought-after document to the defense team would reveal how they plan to try his case.


By Katelyn Polantz, CNN
Updated 1947 GMT (0347 HKT) May 30, 2019

Read more: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/30/politics/roger-stone-hearing/index.html

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