Roger Stone’s Lawyers Defend Instagram Posts Despite Gag Order: ‘His Lonely Voice Presents No Threat’ | National Law Journal

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Roger Stone, former advisor to President Donald Trump, had to explain to the judge in criminal case why he shouldn't be held in contempt for violating a gag order. Al Drago/Bloomberg.Roger Stone, former adviser to President Donald Trump, was indicted in January, accused of obstructing justice, witness tampering and lying to congressional investigators. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg.

The legal team defending longtime President Donald Trump ally Roger J. Stone Jr. argued he shouldn’t be held in contempt for violating a gag order with Instagram posts about his case, because he didn’t exceed the court’s boundaries and ”his lonely voice presents no threat to a fair trial.”

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