Netflix’s Roger Stone Documentary Makes It Hard For Trump to Argue His Distance

When Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller indicted Paul Manafort, President Trump’s White House downplayed its significance: Representatives said Manafort had only been the President’s campaign manager for two months. When the Trump campaign’s foreign policy adviso, George Papadopoulos, was indicted, the President pretended like he was errand boy he had never met.

When it comes to the just-indicted Rger Stone, however, President Trump will have a harder time publicly distancing himself from the significance of his longtime friend and political advisor. Stone, who was arrested this morning for lying about his communication with Wikileaks, is also the subject of a 2017 Netflix documentary, “Get Me Roger Stone,” in which Trump lays out his special history with the advisor.

In the documentary directed by Daniel Dimauro, Dylan Bank, and Morgan Pehme, Trump traces his 40-year relationship with Stone to their shared mentor, Senator Joseph McCarthy’s henchman Roy Cohn, and
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