A former adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign secretly pled guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with representatives of the Russian government during the campaign. According to court documents unsealed Monday, George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser on Trump’s campaign, confessed to repeatedly attempting to set up meetings between individuals connected to the Russian government and Trump, including people who claimed to have “dirt” about presidential rival Hillary Clinton in the form of “thousands of emails.”
Since his arrest, the unsealed document said, he has been cooperating with federal investigators.
In interviews earlier this year with FBI …read more
Source: The Intercept