Roger Stone Says Trump is ‘Crazy’ to Meet With Mueller: ‘It’s a Death Wish’
During a radio interview with Joe Piscopo on AM 970 The Answer, longstanding unofficial Trump advisor Roger Stone said that president would be “crazy” to take a meeting with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and would fall right into the investigation’s “perjury trap.”
Stone said the following during the segment:
“There’s no way the president should sit down with this guy, this is the [biggest] perjury trap of all time. It’s a death wish to sit down with this guy for his investigation… We’re back to what happened when he fired Comey. We know they subpoenaed Steve Bannon — also known as ‘sloppy Steve’ — we know that they now are desperate to do an interview with the president, he’d be crazy to sit down with these guys. It’s a trap.”
He went on to discuss a conversation he had with Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano on the issue, in which Stone claims the former judge told him: “This is a suicide mission if the president does this, it’s a setup. There’s no way he should go for that interview.”
The potential meeting between Trump and Mueller is up in the air, as he previously said he’d “100 percent” appear in front of the special counsel team but has now reneged on that statement.
Additionally, Stone has had his own personal experience with the probes into Russian election tampering. He appeared in front of the House intelligence committee in September 2017 and denied claims that he would worked with the Kremlin in attempts to help get Trump elected, despite his connections to Russia-tied Wikileaks.
During the radio interview, the highly controversial political operative also spoke about the time he told Trump to run for president over 30 years ago, as Stone is supposedly the first person to ever tell him to run for office.
“We were in his Trump Tower office and he was lamenting what a miserable choice we had in 1988… So I said, ‘Why don’t you do it yourself?’ And he said, ‘Would anybody want that?'” Stone said.
Listen above via, AM 970 The Answer.
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