To make matters worse, a more recent report suggests fear of this "deep state" has transformed the White House into a paranoid working environment - thereby encouraging administration officials to stab each other in the back.
The driver in a gray, four-door vehicle fled the scene.
Stone said airbags saved his life when an auto he was riding in on the passenger side was T-boned by a "large gray 4 door - dark tinted windshield". "I was in the front passenger seat".
"The driver then threw it in reverse and took off".
The Broward County Sheriff's Office did not respond immediately to The Washington Post's request for comment late Wednesday night. CBS4 Miami confirmed with the local authorities that a hit-and-run vehicle accident occurred at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection that Stone had described.
CBS4 News has reached out to the Broward Sheriff's Office for more information about Wednesday's crash. The deputy arrived on the scene at 11:59 a.m.
Stone said the collision did not seem like an accident to him. The windshield so darkly tinted you could not see who was inside the vehicle. "Blurred vision in right eye on which I had surgery for detached retina sustained in boxing match". "They've poisoned me. They have smeared me and now somebody in a vehicle tried to kill me", Stone told anchor Alex Jones at InfoWars.com, which has been keen on peddling right-wing conspiracy theories.
"It happens on the same day the ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee calls for me to appear before the committee", he said.
In fact, Sen. John McCain has said Stone, himself, because of his interactions with hacker Guccifer 2.0, should be questioned as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Private messages between President Trump's former campaign adviser Roger Stone and an entity implicated in the Democratic National Committee hack may have been discovered by the US government during the course of a broader probe targeting the Republican strategist's personal communications, Mr. Stone, who recently admitted to corresponding with Guccifer 2.o via private Twitter messages, denied any complicity. "The proof they offer is our exchange on Twitter", he said, but noted that the correspondence was dated August 14, "almost five weeks after the hack and release of the DNC documents".
Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsAlaska's Murkowski is problematic for the GOP-held Senate on ObamaCare Repeal Sessions: I didn't give Trump reason to think he was wiretapped Roger Stone claims secret warrant led to discovery of his contact with hacker: report MORE also faced scrutiny for failing to disclose two meetings with Kislyak while he was a campaign surrogate for Trump. But the immediate issue of Russian influence or collusion with the Trump campaign brings several suspected parties to the fore.