'Roger Stone did nothing wrong': Stone greeted with chants, applause at Women for Trump 2020 campaign kickoff
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President TrumpDonald TrumpKushner lands book deal, slated for release in 2022 Biden moves to undo Trump trade legacy with EU deal Progressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC MORE's former adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneBannon asked Trump DOJ to reimburse his legal fees from Russia probe: report Feds charge members of Three Percenters militia group over Jan. 6 attack Biden's anti-corruption memo is good news — and essential to US national security 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 (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel 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 ClintonProgressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC Hillary Clinton backs Manhattan DA candidate in first endorsement of year NSA leaker Reality Winner released from federal prison 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.