Mueller's team asking Manafort about Roger Stone: report

Mueller's team asking Manafort about Roger Stone: report
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Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's team has been asking former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortMueller asks for delay in Gates sentencing: filing Mueller targets Stone in final push 5 things to know about new acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker MORE about his former business partner Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneTrump says he has finished Mueller questions, but has not submitted answers Roger Stone, friend discussed WikiLeaks plans ahead of election: report Mueller looking into possible witness intimidation by Roger Stone: report MORE, according to ABC News

Mueller in recent months has interviewed multiple people linked to Stone, a former Trump campaign adviser. Some of those people have also testified before the grand jury. 

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"I am highly confident Mr. Manafort is aware of no wrong doing on my part during the 2016 campaign, or at any other time, and therefore there is no wrongdoing to know about,” Stone told ABC News. “Narratives to the contrary by some in the media are false and defamatory."

Manafort and his lawyers have visited Mueller's office at least nine times in the last four weeks, CNN reported on Wednesday.

Mueller is reportedly investigating whether Stone knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks was planning to release 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTexas history curriculum to emphasize that slavery played 'central role' in Civil War Election Countdown: Abrams ends fight in Georgia governor's race | Latest on Florida recount | Booker, Harris head to campaign in Mississippi Senate runoff | Why the tax law failed to save the GOP majority Texas education board approves restoring Hillary Clinton in history curriculum MORE's emails, which were stolen by Russian hackers, ABC News reported.

Stone at the time made public comments that indicated he had been in touch with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about the release of Clinton's emails. 

Stone in August released a video denying that he had advance knowledge of the emails

At the time, he sent out out an email to his supporters claiming Mueller was poised to indict him as part of the ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. 

Stone on Wednesday told ABC News that it is "not outside the realm of possibility ... that [Mueller] may consider bringing some offense against me.”