Oct 18, 2018

Roger Stone will campaign for Nevada GOP candidate Tarkanian

Roger Stone has been a strong Trump supporter.

Roger Stone is the "special guest" at a campaign reception for Republican House nominee Danny Tarkanian in Florida on Oct. 29, according to an event invite obtained by Axios. Tarkanian — who was convinced in part by President Trump to run for House instead of Senate — is running in Nevada's 3rd district and told Axios he “didn’t know” Stone would be there because he doesn’t plan the events.

Why it matters: Stone is facing more scrutiny from special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation about Trump campaign associates' ties to Russia during the 2016 election. Specifically, Mueller is interested in whether Stone or anyone close to him talked with WikiLeaks or Julian Assange regarding the Hillary Clinton campaign emails hacked and released.

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