Trump Associate's Shocking Claim About Deal With Prez AND Mueller

  • 2018-11-28
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Trump Associate's Shocking Claim About Deal With Prez AND Mueller
By Federal Bureau of Investigation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Right-wing author Jerome Corsi makes several never-before-heard bombshells in a new book, claiming he has a joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump while simultaneously enjoying limited immunity from Robert Mueller in exchange for testimony about Roger Stone. 

The special counsel's office didn't know Corsi had an ace up his sleeve – until now. (The Daily Caller)

Corsi, who has been interviewed six times in the investigation over the course of more than two months, writes in “Silent No More: How I Became a Political Prisoner of Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt,'” which The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained, that he entered into the defense agreement with Trump after being advised that Trump’s lawyer, Jay Sekulow, was interested in the arrangement.

Describing his interactions with the special counsel’s office, Corsi claims he was granted what’s known as “limited use immunity” for testimony he gave during his Sept. 21 grand jury appearance regarding his conversations with Stone about an Aug. 31, 2016 memo he wrote about former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

Corsi says he received immunity for testimony that he and Stone developed a cover story to help explain Stone’s now-infamous Aug. 21, 2016, tweet that it would “soon be [the] Podesta’s time in the barrel.”

Corsi testified that he and Stone hatched a plan in which Corsi would write a memo about the Podestas to allow Stone to cite it as the basis for his tweet. The revelation, if accurate, would undercut Stone’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee that opposition research on the Podesta brothers’ business activities was the catalyst for the tweet.

Corsi announced the release of his book Monday after rejecting a plea offer from Mueller's team. Prosecutors reportedly wanted him to plead guilty to making false statements about WikiLeaks. The 72-year-old author rejected the offer, saying he would never plead guilty to a crime he didn't commit.

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