Roger Stone Roger Jason StoneTrump says he has not spoken to Whitaker about end of Mueller probe Graham requests FBI briefing on Roger Stone judgment Mueller says some private case files were used in 'disinformation campaign' to discredit Russia probe MORE a form informal adviser to President Trump
Speaking about his indictment last week on charges in the Mueller probe, Stone said he thinks the investigation is about finding a way to "void the 2016 election" in an attempt to get Pelosi or Clinton into the White House.
"I don't think this is about Roger Stone. I think this is about finding some allegation of Russian collusion to void the 2016 election so that both President Trump and Vice President can be removed, making Nancy Pelosi president, "Stone duty Hill.TV's Buck Sexton and Krystal Ball on" Rising. "
"That would create a vacancy in the vice presidency, which she, of course, could then appoint Hillary Clinton to, then she could resign, and Hillary could become president," he continued. , or maybe Nancy Pelosi would remain as president. "
Stone did not offer any further details or background on his claim.
Stone pleaded not guilty to the special counsel's charges: obstruction of a congressional inquiry, witness tampering and five counts of making false statements to Congress
The special counsel's office declined to comment on Hill.TV on Stone's remarks.
When pressed by Ball on whether he believes that a move to remove Trump is a realistic poss Brett Kavanaugh Brett Michael KavanaughGardner, Portman endorse Trump for 2020 Poll: GOP favorability drops as Dem favorability stays steady Democrat nominated Christine Blasey Ford for JFK Profile in Courage Award MORE 's nomination and his smart confirmation vote.
"I saw the hysteria in this country whipped up about Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed by one vote," Stone said. "He did nothing whatsoever wrong. Nothing was proven against him."
He added that he thinks the "Republican establishment is no fund of this president than the Democratic establishment because [Trump] challenges the status quo."
Trump and his allies have long claimed that Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election is politically motivated, calling it a "witch hunt" and a "hoax."
Mueller has used Stone of the House Intelligence Committee about his contacts regarding WikiLeaks. The organization published hacked Democratic emails ahead of the 2016 election that U.S. officials later said were stolen by Russian military hackers.
– Julia Manchester