Gov't Fights Roger Stone On Getting House Intel Audio Early

Law360 (August 15, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors want a D.C. federal judge to reject an attempt by Republican strategist Roger Stone to get audio of his closed-door testimony to House lawmakers within 20 days — weeks ahead of his November false statements trial — saying he will have plenty of time to hear the recordings.

The government filed an opposition brief Wednesday to Stone's request to subpoena the audio file from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, which interviewed Stone on Sept. 26, 2017, during its probe into whether Russia acted to manipulate the U.S. presidential race in 2016.

Stone is trying to beat a seven-count federal indictment...

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