Trump adviser Roger Stone convicted in DC federal court
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Trump adviser Roger Stone convicted in DC federal court

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was found guilty by a jury on seven counts in a DC federal court Friday. Stone was charged with lying to the House Intelligence Committee, witness tampering and concealing evidence from investigators. He was found guilty on all counts.

The jury deliberated over the course of two days before returning the verdict. After the verdict was announced, prosecutors requested that the judge order Stone into custody because he violated a gag order. However, Judge Jackson rejected the motion on the grounds that proof of the infraction was not clear.

The conviction of witness tampering could result in a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. Each of the other counts could carry up to five years in prison.