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A new court filing from Mueller's office says Roger Stone communicated with WikiLeaks about hacked Democratic Party emails during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Roger Stone reportedly pushed hard for Trump to preemptively pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Assange and WikiLeaks released batches of hacked Democratic emails after obtaining them from the Russian hacker Guccifer 2.0 in 2016.
GOP strategist Roger Stone has drawn scrutiny for being in touch with WikiLeaks and the Russia-linked hacker Guccifer 2.0 during the 2016 election. He also said he "communicated" with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, though he later walked that back and said it was through an intermediary.
DNC hacker ‘Guccifer 2.0’ was reportedly confirmed as a Russian agent after forgetting to conceal his identity online
The revelation serves as further evidence of Russia's preference for Donald Trump during the 2016 US presidential election.
The revelation that Guccifer altered the document comes amid the FBI and Congress' wide-ranging investigations into Russia's election interference.
Roger Stone said he had a private conversation on Twitter with the person, nicknamed "Guccifer 2.0" last year.
In a statement obtained by Business Insider on Thursday, Stone said he had a private conversation on Twitter with the person, nicknamed "Guccifer 2.0" last year.
They're calling an "electronic Watergate break-in."