Roger Stone predicted 'devastating' Clinton leaks on day of Assange dinner email
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Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneTime for sunshine on Trump-Russia investigation Roger Stone associates questioned about ties to WikiLeaks for Mueller probe: report Michael Moore compares Trump to Hitler in new movie MORE predicted "devastating" upcoming leaks about the Clinton Foundation during an interview on the Infowars radio show the same day he sent an email in which he mentioned having dinner with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

In the Aug. 4, 2016 interview, Stone appeared to foreshadow leaked information about the Clinton Foundation, telling the show's host Alex Jones that he believed that WikiLeaks had evidence of wrongdoing at the foundation, CNN reported.

"The Clinton campaign narrative that the Russians favor Donald Trump and the Russians are leaking this information, this is inoculation because as you said earlier, they know what is coming and it is devastating," Stone said.


"I think Julian Assange has that proof and I think he is going to furnish it for the American people," he added.

The interview was reported on Wednesday by CNN's "KFile."

That interview came the same day that Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I hope voters pay attention to Dem tactics amid Kavanaugh fight South Korea leader: North Korea agrees to take steps toward denuclearization Graham calls handling of Kavanaugh allegations 'a drive-by shooting' MORE, sent an email to former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg, in which he claimed to have dined with Assange on Aug. 3, 2016.

The email was reported on Monday by The Wall Street Journal, which also reported that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE was looking into the message.

Stone has said he was joking about meeting with Assange in the email to Nunberg. He has pointed to travel records that he says show he traveled to California during that time period. Meeting with Assange would have required Stone to travel to the United Kingdom, where Assange is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Stone denied having met with Assange in a statement to CNN.

"Airline and credit card records establish that I flew on Jet Blue from NY to LA on August 1 and returned from LA to Miami on August 3. Credit card records show I stayed at the London hotel in West Hollywood on August 1st and 2nd. My passport shows I never left the country in 2016- never mind traveling to London. Even I have not perfected the ability to be two places at once," he said.

Likewise, he told Jones in the Aug. 4 Infowars interview that he had arrived back in Miami from Los Angeles that night, according to CNN.

In a separate statement to The Daily Caller, Stone said his email to Nunberg was the continuation of a joke he made on a late-night phone call.

“Sam, being a neurotic, would sometimes call me dozens of times throughout the day. Late one Friday night, while I was trying to get him off the phone, he asked me if I had weekend plans,” Stone said.

“I responded, ‘I think I’ll fly to London and have dinner with Julian Assange,’ adding ‘when I realized that Nunberg actually believed that I had flown to London, I simply milked the joke a little more in a subsequent email.' "