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How Trump defenders try to play down charges against his associates

Jan 30, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone was indicted last week for lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering. Many of the charges brought so far by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III against those close to President Trump - including Stone, former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen - involve similar charges of lying to investigators or to Congress. Trump's supporters have been quick to dismiss such charges as mere "pro...