Roger Stone Says Gag Order Would Violate 1st Amendment

Law360 (February 8, 2019, 9:51 PM EST) -- Roger Stone told a D.C. federal judge on Friday that his First Amendment rights would be violated if the judge imposes a gag order in the case alleging the conservative political operative acted as a middle man between Donald Trump's election team and WikiLeaks.

Stone, a longtime Trump associate and self-described political "dirty trickster," argued against imposing the gag order in the case stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying it wasn't necessary to ensure an unbiased pool of potential jurors.

"Roger Stone is entitled to speak as he wishes unless it...

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