Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign foreign policy advisor, pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty on Oct. 5, 2017 to one count of lying to FBI agents. The plea was unsealed today. CBS News reports that “Papadopoulos misstated the timing of his interactions with an overseas professor who apparently had connections to the Russian government. While Papadopoulos acknowledged that the professor had told him that the the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton — thousands of emails — he claimed that he had learned this before he joined the Trump campaign.” Papadopoulos served the Trump campaign in the capacity of a foreign policy advisor. Here’s the text of the offense released by the special counsel’s office. — Joe

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