OVERSIGHT

Adam Schiff Suggests Roger Stone Lied to Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, suggested on Sunday morning that Trump confidant Roger Stone might have lied to Congress. Schiff said on ABC’s This Week that Stone’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee should be turned over to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team “for consideration of whether perjury charges are warranted.” Stone has denied that he lied to the committee, but Schiff said a tranche of emails showing Stone’s communication with Jerome Corsi—which Stone himself made public—is “inconsistent with his testimony before our committee.” The emails could shed light on whether Stone and Corsi knew in advance of WikiLeaks’ efforts to release Hillary Clinton’s stolen emails to the public during the 2016 campaign. “It also looks like Mr. Stone was attempting to enlist Mr. Corsi’s help in covering for false testimony. So I think the testimony alone is reason for great exposure for Mr. Stone,” Schiff added.