Roger Stone's Trial Opens
Roger Stone's Trial Opens

(Newser) – Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Trump who faces charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain.

Stone is accused of lying to lawmakers about WikiLeaks, tampering with witnesses, and obstructing a House intelligence committee probe into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to tip the 2016 election.