Mon Dec 10, 2018 AT 3:55 PM EDT
Author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, who says he’s being threatened with indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in the Trump-Russia probe, filed a federal lawsuit Sunday night accusing Mueller of constitutional violations and leaking grand jury secrets.
Corsi’s new suit against Mueller also accuses the special prosecutor of trying to badger him into giving false testimony that he served as a conduit between Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump.
“Defendant Mueller and his prosecutorial staff have demanded that Plaintiff Corsi falsely testify that he acted as a liaison between Roger Stone and WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange concerning the public release of emails downloaded from the DNC’s servers,” the complaint says.
Corsi is demanding $100 million in actual damages and $250 million in punitive damages for injury to his reputation. Read Full Story at Politico