- Roger Stone has railed against Jared Kushner for not helping him get a list of pardons from incumbent President Trump.
- Stone said Trump’s son-in-law should be “punished in the most brutal way possible.”
- The Washington Post report was based on hours of documentary footage of Stone filmed by Danish filmmakers.
Longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone made threatening comments about Donald Trump’s son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner in unreleased recordings, The Washington Post reported.
The Washington Post reviewed 20 hours of footage from Danish filmmakers who recorded Stone for two years for an upcoming documentary titled “A Storm Foretold.”
In the tapes, Stone raged at Kushner for failing to help secure pardons for himself and other allies of incumbent President Trump.
Stone said Kushner needed to be “punished in the most brutal way possible” and would be “brain dead when I’m done with him,” The Post reported.
The Danish filmmakers followed Stone as he pushed for Trump to grant a blanket pardon to protect himself and other allies.
Stone had also created a “pardon wishlist” of various other felons, and in October 2020 told a prisoner’s representative that Jared Kushner would help secure them.
They included Michael Sessa and Victor Orena, according to the Washington Post, allegedly former acting boss and captain of the Colombo crime family At New York. They are serving life sentences for murder and racketeering in the 1990s.
“I need to know that Jared has the papers and that he ‘understands them,'” Stone said, according to The Washington Post.
However, when his plan fell through, an angry Stone railed against Kushner and incumbent President Trump.
On Joe Biden’s inauguration day, Stone carried a microphone but out of sight as he complained to staffer Enrique Alejandro about Kushner, The Post said.
“In two weeks he’s moving to Miami,” Stone told Alejandro, referring to a $32 million lot in Miami bought by Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump.
“He’s going to get beat. He needs to get beat. And he needs to be told, ‘This time we beat you. Next time we kill you,'” Stone reportedly told Alejandro.
Alejandra urged Stone to say he was joking, aware that the filmmakers were nearby, but Stone refused.
“No, no, that’s not a joke. Not a joke. It’s not a joke,” Stone reportedly replied.
Stone continued his tirade against Kushner later in the day while speaking on the phone to a friend in front of the filmmakers.
During the call, Stone said Kushner needed to be “punished in the most brutal way possible” and would be “brain dead when I’m done with him,” The Post reported.
Stone also lambasted his old friend and ally Donald Trump, who he said had “betrayed” his friends, and called his presidency “the biggest mistake in American history”, according to the newspaper.
In an email to The Washington Post, Stone accused the newspaper of employing “a clever mix of ‘guilt by association,’ innuendo, half-truths, anonymous assertions, lies and trick questions out of context. “, but did not provide specific examples.
Insider has reached out to Roger Stone for comment but had not heard back at the time of publication.