Roger Stone’s last Instagram post, which is time-stamped shortly before his arrest this morning in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, was a message in support of President Donald Trump:
“Proud of my President @realdonaldtrump #maga”
According to reports, the arrest this morning conducted by armed FBI agents “just after 6 am”:
Breaking: The FBI has arrested Roger Stone, his lawyer tells CNN. CNN witnessed uniformed and armed law enforcement approach his house just after 6 am in Fort Lauderdale.
Pounding on his door one agent said: ‘FBI open the door.’
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) January 25, 2019
Video of the arrest here:
“FBI. Open the door.”
Watch exclusive CNN footage of the FBI arresting longtime Trump associate Roger Stone. Stone has been indicted by a grand jury on charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. https://t.co/5QHKDB2mfA pic.twitter.com/UeKo7CmXWo
— CNN (@CNN) January 25, 2019
The indictment does allege that a “senior Trump Campaign official was directed to contact STONE about any additional releases and what other damaging information Organisation 1 had regarding the Clinton Campaign”:
By in or around June and July 2016, Roger Stone informed SENIOR TRUMP CAMPAIGN officials that he had information indicating Organization 1 had documents whose release would be damaging to the Clinton Campaign.https://t.co/OLew5Vdk2M pic.twitter.com/UWo489AyOi
— Erick Fernandez (@ErickFernandez) January 25, 2019
BREAKING: John Podesta responds to the indictment of Roger Stone https://t.co/IrKSXfpyoS
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 25, 2019
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