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    Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world...=.2097d8f4c414

    A federal judge has found a witness in contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury hearing evidence in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

    U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl Howell made the ruling Friday after a sealed hearing to discuss Andrew Miller’s refusal to appear before the grand jury. Miller is a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone.
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    'Miller had fought and lost a court battle earlier this month to quash a subpoena, after a judge issued a 93-page opinion saying Miller must testify before the grand jury.'

    Miller is a close associate of Trump adviser Roger Stone. Stone & his associates have been implicated by Mueller's probe. His lack of willingness to testify speaks volumes.
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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/10/polit...ena/index.html

    Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

    Washington (CNN)Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.
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    Another rat caught in a cage.
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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/10/polit...ena/index.html

    Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

    Washington (CNN)Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.
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    Another rat caught in a cage.
    It looks like there's a jail cell in his future.

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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/10/polit...ena/index.html

    Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

    Washington (CNN)Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.
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    Another rat caught in a cage.
    you should read your own article.

    In a closed hearing Friday in a Washington, DC, district court, Judge Beryl Howell found Miller in contempt and then stayed that ruling until this Monday to allow for an appeal to be filed.

    you seem to only read headlines and what you want to read.

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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    you should read your own article.

    In a closed hearing Friday in a Washington, DC, district court, Judge Beryl Howell found Miller in contempt and then stayed that ruling until this Monday to allow for an appeal to be filed.

    you seem to only read headlines and what you want to read.
    He still refused to testify. Maybe he's guilty of something of interest to Mueller.
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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    He still refused to testify. Maybe he's guilty of something of interest to Mueller.
    Then he could plead the fifth. He doesn't want to testify against Stone.

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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Then he could plead the fifth. He doesn't want to testify against Stone.
    Stone looks too slick to be not guilty of something. His associate Randy Credico has been called to testify. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Credico
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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    you should read your own article.

    In a closed hearing Friday in a Washington, DC, district court, Judge Beryl Howell found Miller in contempt and then stayed that ruling until this Monday to allow for an appeal to be filed.

    you seem to only read headlines and what you want to read.
    And that appeal if any will be denied. He can refuse to answer question in front of the GJ, invoke his 5A, and Mueller can offer "Use immunity" and he is required to testify.

    https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/6002
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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    He still refused to testify. Maybe he's guilty of something of interest to Mueller.
    Technically he can plead the 5th the entire time it is a constitutional protection.

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    Re: Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    And that appeal if any will be denied. He can refuse to answer question in front of the GJ, invoke his 5A, and Mueller can offer "Use immunity" and he is required to testify.

    https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/6002
    He can simply say he doesn't recall if that is the case as well.

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