Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.
On Monday morning, MSNBC reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has offered a plea deal to Jerome Corsi, a longtime right-wing conspiracy theorist with ties to President Donald Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone. Under the agreement, Corsi would reportedly cop to one count of perjury related to his testimony about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.
But CNN promptly reported that Corsi will not sign the agreement, and would rather take it to trial.
“They can put me in prison the rest of my life,” he told reporters on a phone call. “I am not going to sign a lie.” He added that he does not know what will happen next.…