Former Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail for lying to FBI in Mueller probe

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The man whose boozy conversation with a diplomat may have launched the federal government’s investigation into Russian election interference was sentenced Friday to 14 days in jail for lying to the FBI. George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser on Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, pleaded guilty last October to making a false statement when the FBI interviewed him in January 2017.

His attorneys sought leniency for their client Friday by claiming that Trump calling special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe a “witch hunt” and “fake news” prompted their client to lie.

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dhfabian

I’m skeptical of anything coming from NBC since they (NBC/MSNBC) essentially became mouthpieces for the Clinton wing since the ’90s. The entire anti-Russian meme began after the election, when the Clinton wing weirdly used Russia as their excuse for defeat.