Trump ally Roger Stone dines twice at Myrtle Beach restaurant
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that Roger Stone was pardoned by former President Donald Trump.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — An ally of former President Donald Trump has dined at a Myrtle Beach restaurant two nights in a row.
Angelo’s Steak and Pasta, which is located on South Kings Highway, posted a photo of Stone at the restaurant on its Facebook page on Monday. Stone was listed as an agenda speaker for the ReAwaken America tour, which stopped in Myrtle Beach on Friday and Saturday, according to his website.
The ReAwaken America Tour has featured speakers such as Eric Trump, Michael Flynn, Stone and Gene Ho, who ran for mayor of Myrtle Beach last fall.
Stone was sentenced to prison for his role in the Russia investigation and was eventually pardoned by Trump.
Stone, a larger-than-life political figure who embraced his reputation as a dirty trickster, was the sixth Trump aide or adviser to be convicted of the charges in Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
A longtime Trump friend and informal adviser, Stone boasted during the campaign that he was in contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through a trusted intermediary and hinted at an acquaintance. privilege of WikiLeaks’ plans to release more than 19,000 emails hacked from Democratic Party servers. national committee.
But Stone has denied any wrongdoing and has consistently criticized the case against him as politically motivated. He did not speak during his trial, did not speak during his sentencing, and his lawyers did not call any defense witnesses.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.