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On ‘Hannity,’ former trump campaign aide and his wife share their experiences with the Müller-probe.
George Papadopoulos, of misleading Federal investigators spoke about his meeting with Russia, Malta professor Joseph Mifsud, associated with Fox News to share his version of events.
“I didn’t plead guilty for fixing, I have pleaded guilty to lie,” Papadopoulos, the former trump campaign adviser, told Sean Hannity on Tuesday evening.
He said that because of the “chaotic moment,” he has made a mistake.
Papadopoulos, last Friday, was sentenced to 14 days in prison and a $9,500 fine for lying to the FBI during the Special Counsel, Robert Müller the probe in the Russian interference in the election of 2016. Müller was the team was looking for a longer six-month rate.
According to the Müller-team of the Federal charges against the 31-year-old Mifsud said in April 2016, that Russian officials had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton in the form of “thousands of E-Mails.” The defense painted a portrait of Papadopoulos, who served as a foreign policy adviser to President Trump’s campaign, as an eager helper, who was about his head, and she pushed back on claims by the prosecution that he harmed had the FBI investigation.
Papadopoulos said on “Hannity” he has never been a Russian during the campaign.
Papadopoulos said during his meeting with Mifsud, a “shady” a professor from Malta, who during the campaign, on the establishment of an improvement of relations with Russia. They met by chance in Italy, and Papadopoulos Mifsud said told him he was connected to the governments in Europe, including Russia. Papadopoulos said Mifsud invited him to a British hotel for Breakfast, where the professor claimed that he had information that the Kremlin had some of Clinton’s E-Mails.
Papadopoulos Hannity said it felt like a bomb was dropped on him.
Over drinks in London, Papadopoulos, then of the Australian diplomat Alexander Downer said about his talks with Mifsud. Downer, as it was reported, informed U.S. officials, leading the FBI to open its Russia investigation during the election in 2016.
Papadopoulos told Hannity that he alerted the FBI of his conversations with the Downer, as for his suspicions.
Papadopoulos Mangiante Papadopoulos appeared with his wife Simona, are already campaigning on his behalf. They met by Mifsud.
Noting, not gave you the information to Congress and the FBI, Papadopoulos’ wife said that she knew that the professor for five years by the European Parliament and its origin did not fit the narrative of a Russian agent.
PAPADOPOULOS WAS SENTENCED TO 14 DAYS IN JAIL
Lawyers for the Democratic National Committee said, it is possible Mifsud is dead.
In a filing with the U.S. Southern District of New York, DNC, said Mifsud “is missing and may be deceased.” The lawyers said they will “monitor news sources” to references to Mifsud’s whereabouts and “will try the service on Mifsud, if and when he is found, alive.”
However, a close ally of the professor told The Daily Caller that Mifsud is seemingly alive, living under a different identity.
The DNC sued Mifsud and others as part of his lawsuit accusing Trump officials of collaborating with Russia in the election in 2016. The Trump campaign has denied any collusion with Russia.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Frank Miles is a reporter and editor cover geopolitics, military, crime, technology, and sports for FoxNews.com. His E-Mail is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.