Roger Stone angers his trial judge just days after she gagged him

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 21: Former Trump adviser Roger Stone makes his way to the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House on Thursday, February 21, 2019, in Washington, DC. Stone was ordered to appear in federal court after posting to Instagram a picture of the judge overseeing his federal court case. (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Eight days after Judge Amy Berman Jackson threatened to jail former Trump adviser Roger Stone over an image posted on Stone’s Instagram account that appeared to encourage violence against Judge Jackson, the Trump consigliere is in trouble again for failing to disclose the “imminent general leases ” of a book.

Stone faces criminal charges after he allegedly communicated directly with Russian operatives and the site WikiLeaks regarding hacked emails stolen from Democratic operatives during the 2016 presidential election. According to Stone’s indictment, a senior Trump campaign official “was directed” to speak with Stone regarding WikiLeaks’ publication of former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s stolen emails.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.