'Roger Stone did nothing wrong': Stone greeted with chants, applause at Women for Trump 2020 campaign kickoff
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals to visit White House on Monday Transportation Dept requests formal audit of Boeing 737 Max certification MORE's former adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneOverwhelming majority of voters want final Mueller report released: poll Trump seizes on poll that shows half agree Mueller investigation is a 'witch hunt' Judge sets Roger Stone trial for early November MORE made an appearance Saturday at a "Women for Trump 2020" event where the self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" was met with loud applause after his indictment for witness tampering and obstruction of justice.

Video of Stone entering the event at Washington D.C.'s Trump International Hotel shows the former adviser entering to a standing ovation from dozens of Trump supporters saying "Roger Stone did nothing wrong."

Another video shows Stone receiving applause after pledging on-stage at the event to fight against the charges brought against him last week by Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's special counsel investigation.

"I will put up a vigorous defense and I will plead not guilty," Stone told cheering Trump supporters at the event.


Stone's appearance at the Trump campaign event comes as the longtime confidant to the president faces charges related to his contacts through intermediaries with Wikileaks, the document trove website that published stolen emails from Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Dem strategist says Donna Brazile is joining Fox News 'for the money' CNN to host town hall with Cory Booker in South Carolina MORE's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 election.

An indictment from Mueller's team last Friday accused Stone of obstructing the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election interference by lying about his contacts with Wikileaks, as well as witness tampering for attempting to persuade his associate, Jerome Corsi, not to contradict his statements.