Law enforcement has been trying to get Roger Stone for years: Gasparino
FOX Business’ Charles Gasparino discusses Roger Stone’s facing charges for allegedly lying to Congress and Twitter’s embrace of President Trump.
Jurors overseeing the trial of longtime President Trump confidant Roger Stone in connection to the 2016 Trump presidential campaign's ties to Russia were given unusual orders from the judge: don’t watch mob classic “The Godfather.”
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Stone is accused, among other charges, of tampering with Randy Credico — a key witness — by trying to prevent him from contradicting Stone's testimony. During testimony on Thursday, Credico, a former talk show host and comedian, described how his once-friendly relationship with Stone deteriorated over time. Eventually, Stone was making threats and using references to Frank Pentangeli, a character in the movie "The Godfather: Part II,” to intimidate him.
In the 1974 film, mafia boss Pentangeli — played by Michael V. Gazzo — had planned to testify against the godfather, Michael Corleone, but ultimately changed his testimony and instead sabotaged the government.
In multiple instances, Stone urged Credico to "start practicing your pentangeli (sic)."