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Ex-Trump Aide Papadopoulos to Be Sentenced in September

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office released documents in October 2017 revealing Papadopoulos had secretly pleaded guilty to lying

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    White House Responds to Campaign Staff Indictments, Plea

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday sought to distance the White House from the indictments of top presidential campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates and the guilty plea of campaign aide George Papadopoulos. (Published Monday, Oct. 30, 2017)

    A former campaign aide for President Donald Trump who pleaded guilty to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators will be sentenced by a federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 7, NBC News reported.

    George Papadopoulos was arrested in July and pleaded guilty three months later. He spent 11 months as an adviser to the Trump campaign. He agreed to cooperate in Mueller's probe of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. 

    Mueller's office released documents in October revealing Papadopoulos had secretly pleaded guilty to lying.

    According to his plea agreement, the government will inform the sentencing judge of his "efforts to cooperate with the Government, on the condition that [he] continues to respond and provide information regarding any and all matters as to which the Government deems relevant."

    WH: Former Trump Aide Who Lied to FBI 'Did the Wrong Thing'

    [NATL] White House: Former Trump Aide Who Lied to FBI 'Did the Wrong Thing'

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos did the “wrong thing” when he lied to the FBI and “that’s on him."

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017)