Judge sets November 5 trial date for Roger Stone
( CNN) Roger Stone will go to ordeal in early November in Washington on fees that he lied about his efforts to secretly contact WikiLeaks in 2016, a federal judge decided Thursday.
Stone has pleaded not guilty to seven accuses of impedimentum, lying to Congress and witness tampering. He was released on bail following his arrest seven weeks ago.
The trial is set nine months from now partly because of the amount of indicate Stone’s team must piece through and may bicker about before the trouble. Counsels have turned over nine terabytes of data to the defense team so far, they said in court.