Steve Bannon testifies for prosecution Roger Stone trial

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ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, who served as chief executive of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as "an access point" to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. Bannon appeared as reluctant witness in Stone's criminal trial in federal court under subpoena and said he otherwise would not have taken the stand. Stone, a colorful political operative and Trump ally, is charged with witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contacts WikiLeaks about damaging material during the 2016 presidential campaign. On the witness stand, Bannon said Stone boasted about connections to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, regularly implying he had an i
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