Former Trump Aide George Papadopoulos Gets 2 Weeks In Prison

AFP  Getty Images

AFP Getty Images

He revised those statements after court documents in the special counsel investigation showed that Sessions led the March meeting where Papadopoulos described his contacts with Russian Federation and suggested setting up a Trump-Putin meeting.

"I pushed back", Sessions told Congress.

While Manafort is on trial in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, for alleged crimes that are unrelated to the 2016 presidential election, Mueller is continuing to investigate Trump campaign officials for possible collusion with Russians who were attacking the election. He was open to the idea and he deferred of course to then senior Sen.

Papadopoulos was the second person ordered to prison in the sprawling, 16-month Russian Federation collusion investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and came just over two weeks after two former top aides to Mr Trump were convicted of felony crimes in cases that grew out of the probe.

Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane
A Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds is bearing down on the US East Coast, bringing a risk of devastating floods. Stoney urged residents to prepare now by gathering supplies, including nonperishable food, water, flashlights, and batteries.

On Sunday, Papadopoulos said he couldn't recall telling anyone on the campaign about information he received from a academic about Russian Federation having thousands of Hillary Clinton's emails, but he said the campaign was "fully aware" that he continued to pursue the Putin meeting. "I have no idea, all I can say is that my testimony might have helped move something towards that".

"As far as I remember, I absolutely did not share this information with anyone on the campaign", the ex-Trump campaign aide told CNN's Tapper.

"That's the biggest regret I actually have out of this whole situation", he told the panelists, "was that instead of, you know, allegedly gossiping about it with the Australian Downer, which I have no recollection of doing, and I remember speaking about it with the Greek foreign minister, instead of gossiping and doing what I was doing, I should have gone to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the USA embassy".

"I don't have anything to add to my numerous TV interviews on the subject past year", Gordon wrote in an email, linking to one in which he said that "Sen".

Jose Mourinho Eyeying $107 Million Deal For Juventus Superstar
United have six points from four matches ahead of their trip to Watford after the global break on Saturday. The manager has them playing the wrong way for the fans.

Outside the courthouse Friday, Breen said Papadopoulos didn't recall ever telling anyone in the campaign about the fact that Russian Federation had dirt on Clinton in the form of emails.

Papadopoulos admitted that he lied to FBI investigators when they interviewed him on January 27, 2017.

Papadopoulos told Hannity it felt like a bomb was dropped on him.

In light of journalist Bob Woodward's upcoming book about turmoil inside the White House and a remarkable op-ed in the New York Times by a "senior administration official" about a "quiet resistance" in the administration, Warner said Mr. Trump is not a president who "understands our system of laws and rule of law".

J. Cole Tears Up During Emotional Tribute to Mac Miller
In the meantime, a deferred death certificate will allow Miller's family to move forward with burial or cremation. She did, however, share a tribute to the artist in the form of a single uncaptioned Instagram picture on Saturday.

The co-hosts were skeptical of his claims, but Papadopoulos argued there's no evidence that he notified the campaign about the stolen emails. He also said he does not remember telling anyone in the campaign about the emails.

Latest News