A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Trump 's former advisor, Roger Stone, to appear in court to determine whether his bail would be revoked after he had published a photo of his wife. she on Instagram showing what appeared to be a line of sight in the background.
US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered Stone to come Thursday afternoon to explain why she should not change or revoke bail, or even impose a no-contact order.
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Stone deleted the photo, but later postponed the same photo, this time without the line of sight, and gave a legend to the trial.
"Thanks to the legal trick, Deep State hitter Robert Mueller has ensured that my next lawsuit will be in the presence of Judge Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama-appointed judge who has rejected Benghazi's charges against Hillary Clinton and incarcerated Paul. Manafort before his conviction for any crime, "wrote Stone was subtitled.
Stone and his lawyers filed a notice on Monday night, recognizing that sharing the photo was inappropriate and apologetic. His lawyer also said that he had the intention to apologize in person on Thursday.
"Please inform the Court that the photo and comments of today were inappropriate and should not have been posted. I had no intention of disrespecting the court and presenting my humble apologies to the court for the transgression, "Stone said.
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On Instagram, Stone said the message was "misinterpreted" and denied attempting to threaten the judge.
"A photo of Judge Jackson posted on my Instagram account has been misinterpreted. It was a photo taken at random on the Internet. Any inference that this was supposed to threaten the judge or the court in any way with disrespect is categorically false, "he wrote.
Stone pleaded not guilty last month for obstruction of justice, tampering with witnesses and misrepresentation in Congress after being indicted last week as part of the investigation by special advocate Robert Mueller in Russia .
The indictment alleges that Stone sought to obstruct the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election by making false statements to the committee, denying documents sought by the committee and persuading a witness to provide false testimony.
The indictment does not accuse Stone of conspiring with WikiLeaks, the anti-secret website that published the Clinton campaign emails, or Russian officers, Mueller, allegedly hacked them. Instead, he accuses him of tampering with witnesses, obstruction and false statements regarding his interactions with WikiLeaks.
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Last week, Jackson issued a restraining order barring Stone from discussing the case near the courthouse – but that did not prevent Stone from making any other public comments about this case .
In the implementation of the limited gag order Friday, Jackson said that it was necessary to "preserve the dignity and seriousness of the courthouse and these procedures".
Lukas Mikelionis, Lillian LeCroy, Brooke Singman and the Associated Press of Fox News contributed to this story.