Republican political operative Roger Stone Seen in new documentary footage that threatens support donald trump‘s second impeachment, saying the former president would lose if he tried to run again in 2024.
In a video reportedly filmed on January 20, 2021, Trump’s longest serving political adviser said over the phone, “I’m done with this president.” I’m talking I have no choice. “
“He has to go. Do it again! Your brain is going to explode,” he added. It is not clear who he was calling.
Trump will be impeached for the second time on January 13, 2021, for inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol. His Senate trial, which finally acquitted him, began the following month.
The footage was released Saturday by Danish filmmaker Christopher Guldbrandsen. His team was given permission to track Stone down for more than two years, including several months when Stone worked behind the scenes to help Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
The Danish team’s documentary on this effort, A Storm Foretold, will be released later this year.
Guldbrandsen told the Daily Beast The footage is from the day of President Joe Biden’s inauguration after Stone learned he would not receive a second presidential pardon to shield him from the legal repercussions of the Jan. 6, 2021 riots. did.
Stone has already been pardoned once by Trump in December 2020.He was sentenced to 40 months in prison for multiple felonies, including tampering with witnesses, lying to Congress, and obstructing a House investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016. but trump commuted before it started.
In another clip of Stone’s angry phone conversation released Friday, he saw howl Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has called Ivanka Trump an “abortion bitch.”
Guldbrandsen said Stone made the call in his car in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
stone called that video Although “fake,” he admitted that he was “not a fan” of Kushner or his former eldest daughter.
Stone’s cell phone rant, which was recently subpoenaed by a Jan. 6 committee in the House of Representatives, was not played at Thursday’s hearing.
This article originally appeared on huff post and updated.