Roger Stone to headline Florida fundraiser for Tarkanian

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By Lizzie Ochoa (with Roger Stone) [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

Roger Stone, the former Trump campaign adviser reportedly under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in connection with Stone’s contacts with Wikileaks and Russian hacker Guccifer 2.0, is the featured guest at a fundraiser for 3rd district Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian Oct. 29.

california thoughABC News and other outlets reported this week that Mueller is pressing former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort for information about Stone, who is also Manafort’s former business partner.

The fundraiser’s host, Julio Gonzalez, is a Republican campaign contributor based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Hugh Jackson
Editor | Hugh Jackson has been writing about Nevada policy and politics for more than 20 years. He was editor of the Las Vegas Business Press, senior editor at the Las Vegas CityLife weekly newspaper, daily political commentator on the Las Vegas NBC affiliate, and wrote the then-groundbreaking Las Vegas Gleaner, which among other things was the only independent political blog from Nevada that was credentialed at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He spent a few years as a senior energy and environmental policy analyst for Public Citizen, and has occasionally worked as a consultant on mining, taxation, education and other issues for Nevada labor and public interest organizations. His freelance work has been published in outlets ranging from the Guardian to Desert Companion to In These Times to the Oil & Gas Journal. For several years he also taught U.S. History courses at UNLV. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, he was a reporter and then assistant managing editor at the Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming’s largest newspaper.

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