nearvideo George Papadopoulos talks about what next after Müller probe finds no collusion
The former trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos told Fox News on Tuesday that his legal team has officially asked for a pardon from President Trump.
“My lawyers have officially asked for a pardon. If it were granted, I would be honored to accept it,” Papadopoulos told Fox News on Tuesday.
The requirement of Papadopoulos’ legal team comes just days after Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the completion of his probe, announced in the Russian interference and possible collusion with trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential elections.
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According to the summary of the Müller ‘ s report over the weekend by attorney General Bill Barr, the special counsel, no evidence of collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russia was published, despite the numerous offers.
Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making false statements, as part of Mueller’s investigation. The ex-foreign policy Advisor and served a 14-day prison sentence last year.
Papadopoulos is reportedly considering his guilty.
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There was speculation on the question of whether the President will decide, sorry, any of Trump’s campaign staff charged that during the Mueller’s investigation.
Of the six trump campaign staff Müller accused of extensive investigation, five were charged with violation of U. S. C. 1001, or false statements.
To the former trump campaign foreign policy adviser Papadopoulos, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn; former trump campaign aide Rick Gates, a former Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen; and the former trump Advisor Roger stone.
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The former campaign Manager Paul Manafort was the only trump card associate is not charged with making false statements -but rather charged with foreign lobbying, witness tampering and bank and tax fraud. Manafort 81 months to serve in prison.
The White house has had no comment about the possibility of pardons, but said in the past that there is no discussion of pardons for all of the players in the Miller investigation.
Fox News’ John Roberts contributed to this report.