Long-awaited Roger Stone trial begins

Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the start of his criminal trial on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing justice and witness tampering at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 5, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/ Tom Brenner.

Roger Stone headed to court this morning for his long-awaited trial. It’s one of the last, lingering threads from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into Russia’s interference into the 2016 presidential election. Stone is charged with lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and intimidating a witness.