This is not a joke: Mueller's team subpoena a COMEDIAN amid claims he is conduit to WikiLeaks as Roger Stone confirms he was Assange contact
- New York radio personality Randy Credico tweeted out his suboena
- The House Intelligence Committee wants to interview him December 15
- President Trump's informal advisor Roger Stone has previously refused to reveal his conduit to WikiLeaks
- He declined to tell the panel his identity, saying it was off the record
- Stone in a? Facebook post now confirms Credico was his contact
- Credico has interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on his radio show?
Informal Donald Trump advisor Roger Stone is confirming that a New York comedian and radio host who has received a subpoena is the contact to WikiLeaks he refused to divulge to congressional investigators.
Comedian and radio personality?Randy Credico tweeted a copy of the subpoena he received from the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, leading to reports he has been identified as the intermediary between Stone and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Credico has interviewed Assange on his radio show.?
Stone, who was interviewed by congressional investigators probing Russian election interference, wrote on Facebook that: 'I initially declined to identify Randy for the Committee fearing that exposure would be used to hurt his professional career and because our conversation was off-the-record and he is journalist.'
Stone acknowledged on Facebook that Credico was in contact with Assange - but denied having gotten any inside information through him.
Randy Credico, who was a candidate in the New York mayoral race, speaks during a forum on HIV/AIDS at the GMHC headquarters in New York.?Informal Donald Trump advisor Roger Stone is confirming that a New York comedian and radio host was his contact to WikiLeaks
Credico 'merely confirmed what Assange had said publicly. He was correct. Wikileaks did have the goods on Hillary and they did release them,' he said, in reference to Democratic emails that got posted during the campaign.
'The Committee is wasting their time. He merely confirmed what Assange had said publicly,' Stone continued, alternating between the first and third person.?
'Credico never said he knew or had any information as to source or content of the material Mr. Credico never said he confirmed this information with Mr. Assange himself. Mr. Stone knew Credico had his own sources within WikiLeaks and is credible. Credico turned out to be 100 % accurate,' he wrote.
In a Nov. 10 appearance on journalist Fred Dicker's radio show on Talk 1300 in New York, Credico disagreed with the 'narrative that Russia hacked the election.'?
'The Committee is wasting their time. He merely confirmed what Assange had said publicly,' wrote Roger Stone in a Facebook posting
Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the Ecuador Embassy
'And that's been my point of view. I still believe that. There's still no evidence, no hard evidence that the Russians hacked the election. It was a inside job,' he said.
Credico's lawyer said he 'certainly' would comply with the subpoena, CNN?reported.?
He backed Green Party candidate Jill Stein in the elections. 'I was supporting Jill Stein and I didn't like Hillary Clinton,' he said. 'Finally they're talking about collusion with the Russians because she paid for the steel document,' he said, referencing the infamous 'dirty dossier.'?
Independent New York City Mayoral Candidate Randy Credico protests outside 30 Rock wearing a Richard Nixon mask before the final debate between Bill de Blasio (D) and Joe Lhota (R), on October 30, 2013
Randy Credico (r) tweeted an image of a subpoena he received
Credico will comply with a House Intelligence subpoena, his lawyer says
Contacted by ABC news, Credico said: 'I don't have much to say. I'm a journalist. I have a radio show. I'm not at liberty to talk about it.'
During his testimony before the House Intelligence panel, Stone said he refused to reveal the identity of a contact with WikiLeaks, saying the person was a journalist and that the conversation was off the record.?
WikiLeaks posted thousands of Democratic emails during the campaign. Stone is under scrutiny for cryptic tweets he wrote before emails belonging to Hillary Clinton campaign John Podesta showed up online.
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