Conservative writer Jerome Corsi rejects potential Mueller plea deal

Fox News | 11/26/2018 | Alex Pappas
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Conservative writer Jerome Corsi, an associate of Trump confidant Roger Stone, had previously confirmed he was in plea negotiations with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team.

Conservative author Jerome Corsi revealed Monday he plans to reject a potential deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to plead guilty to perjury.

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Corsi detailed his plans in an email to The Associated Press and statements to other news outlets.

"They can put me in prison the rest of my life," Corsi told CNN. "I am not going to sign a lie."

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Corsi, who wrote the anti-President Obama book "The Obama Nation," recently announced that he expected to be indicted in Mueller’s probe of Russia and the 2016 campaign.

Corsi is connected with political operative Roger Stone, who has said he believes Mueller is investigating whether he had advance knowledge of WikiLeaks releasing hacked emails of Democrats during that campaign. President Trump repeatedly has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia.

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In a statement to Fox News on Monday, Stone denied advanced knowledge of email hacking.

“I continue to see that my friend Dr. Jerry Corsi is being harassed by the Special Counsel, not for lying, but for refusing to lie,” Stone said.

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Stone added: “It is inconceivable that in America someone would be prosecuted for refusing to swear to a false narrative pushed on him...
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