Randy Credico, a political activist who hosted a radio show on
New York radio, is scheduled to appear in front of the committee
on Dec. 15, according to a photo of the subpoena posted on his
On several occasions over the last few years, Credico
interviewed and met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a man
believed by some U.S. officials and lawmakers to be an
untrustworthy pawn of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Assangeís group released Democratic emails during the 2016
presidential campaign that U.S. intelligence agencies say were
hacked by Russia to try to tilt the election against Democratic
candidate Hillary Clinton. He is regarded with distaste by many
in Washington, although Trump, then the Republican candidate,
supported the groupís email releases last year.
Credico has also interviewed Republican political consultant
Roger Stone, a longtime Trump ally, who he worked with in the
past to reform New Yorkís drug laws, according to the New York
Stone flatly denied allegations of collusion between the
presidentís associates and Russia during the 2016 U.S. election
in a meeting with House of Representatives Intelligence
Committee in September.
During his appearance in front of the committee, Stone refused
to identify an "opinion journalist" who had acted as a
go-between between Stone and Assange.
According to Stone's own account to Reuters, he "reluctantly"
identified the journalist as Credico in written communication to
The committee has been interested in predictions that Stone made
about damage the email release would have on Clinton's campaign,
the Times reported.
(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee and Mark Hosenball in
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