Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 2:24 p.m.

Paul Kamenar, attorney for Andrew Miller, joined by Peter Flaherty, chairman of the National Legal and Policy Center, left, talks to reporters after a federal judge found Miller in contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury hearing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, at the District Court in Washington, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON -- An associate of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was held in contempt of court Friday in a fresh attempt to challenge Robert Mueller's appointment as the special counsel investigating Trump campaign contacts with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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