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Roger Stone witness ‘worried about somebody with a MAGA hat doing a Jack Ruby’ on him

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A witness who helped get Roger Stone convicted fears for his own life if President Donald Trump’s longtime associate ends up in prison.

Randy Credico, a left-wing comedian and activist, testified against Stone, but he wrote to the judge afterward asking for leniency, and now that Trump has gotten involved in the sentencing he’s become increasingly anxious, reported the New York Times.

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“I don’t want to see a guy go to prison because of me, it’s going to be on my conscience, plus it’s going to anger a lot of people out there who called me a rat,” Credico told the Times‘ Michelle Goldberg. “The guy goes to prison and I’m to blame, and you’re being called a rat, you’re worried about somebody with a red hat, a MAGA hat, doing a Jack Ruby on you.”

Stone was convicted in November of making false statements and witness tampering as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and one of the counts involved threats he made against Credico and his beloved dog.

“Prepare to die c*ck sucker,” Stone texted Credico in warning.

Stone was seen by the Trump campaign as an intermediary to WikiLeaks, but he falsely told Congress that Credico was his sole backchannel contact to the hacking organization — and his threats were a warning not to contradict that false testimony.

Prosecutors cited those threats to justify their recommendation for a seven- to nine-year prison term for Stone — which Trump tweeted was “horrible and very unfair.”

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Attorney General William Barr then stepped in to override that recommended sentence for a more lenient one, and all four career prosecutors resigned in protest.

Trump then singled out the jury forewoman, who had identified herself on social media, and accused her of “significant bias” in the case because she was an outspoken Democrat — and Credico fears how the president’s followers might perceive those statements.

“I never thought Stone personally was going to do it himself,” Credico said.

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Credico’s memo to the judge claims he never felt Stone posed a direct threat to him, but he was — and still is — concerned that one of Trump’s supporters might take action.

“I look like the guy that’s gonna be the guy that’s gonna force Stone to talk to the feds and say everything that he knows on the president,” Credico said. “So I’m expendable at that point. That’s what I’m thinking.”

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Trump is about to endure vegetarian meals on India trip — but friend admits ‘I have never seen him eat a vegetable’

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An uncomfortable cultural division is about to pay out in India this week, as a burger-loving president will be forced to attend several vegetarian meals.

President Donald Trump, who prefers his steaks well-done and his burgers from McDonald's, will have at least one lunch and a banquit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is a deoted vegitarian.

CNN spoke with a person close to the president who has dined with him several times. According to the friend, every now and then, the president will have a salad, but outside of that, "I have never seen him eat a vegetable."

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Are Roger Stone’s attacks on the judge just a desperate attempt to score a new trial?

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Once again, Roger Stone's lawyers filed a demand that Judge Amy Berman Jackson recuse herself from his case. And once again, Jackson denied the attempt.

Stone's relationship with Berman Jackson has been fraught with melodrama that seems entirely of his own making.

In the very early days of the trial, Stone was put under a gag order to keep the case out of the news and ensure the jury could remain impartial. Stone not only broke the gag rule, but he also went on his own personal attack against the judge, posting a photo of the judge surrounded by the crosshairs of a gun.

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White House swears absence of Mulvaney on Trump’s India trip has nothing to do with comments begging for immigrants

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The White House swears that the real reason chief of staff Mick Mulvaney was nixed at the last minute from attending the India trip has nothing to do with his latest comments about the desperate need for immigrants for the future of the United States.

Mulvaney was outed this week after he was caught on tape saying that the United States is "desperate" for immigrants.

"We are desperate — desperate — for more people," Mulvaney told a private group in England Wednesday. "We are running out of people to fuel the economic growth that we've had in our nation over the last four years. We need more immigrants."

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