A former aide to political operative and longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, has been held in contempt for defying an order to testify in special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia probe.
she would appear before the special counsel’s grand jury on Friday. Davis, who was subpoenaed last month, has said “I don’t have anything” to offer regarding Russian collusion, but has agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s requests.
CNBC previously reported that Mueller looking into Stone’s ties to ex-Trump campaign advisor Rick Gates, who struck a plea deal with Mueller back in February and agreed to fully cooperate with the probe.
Stone’s lawyer, Robert Buschel, told CNBC at the time that “Roger Stone did not have any substantive or meaningful interaction with Rick Gates during or leading up to the 2016 campaign.”