nearvideo Papadopoulos: a pardon would be a great honor
A former trump campaign foreign policy adviser, said was 12 days in Federal prison as part of the Special Counsel, to Robert Mueller’s investigation, that he had “no expectations”, received a reprieve Tuesday, but he would accept it.
“I have no expectation for it – my lawyers – I know that my lawyers have formally applied for it, and if I granted me, it would be a great honour for me and of course I would accept it,” George Papadopoulos said, “The story with Martha MacCallum.”
“You already spent 12 days in jail, which I’m sure was no picnic, but I’m sure they would love to have that on your records?” Martha MacCallum asked.
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“Yes, I would. I mean, I would definitely said,” Papadopoulos. “It would be nice to move on with our, with my life and my wife would surely like to forget, the entire Chapter-and – get this behind us.”
Müller ‘ s report, a summary of which was published Sunday by attorney General William Barr, found insufficient evidence for a cooperation between the members of the Trump campaign, and Russia, in spite of offers.
Papadopoulos, to confess the first of five trump helpers guilty and agreed to, in Muller’s study, admitted that he lied to the FBI would be on his talks with the Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud, who had told him the Russians have dirt on Hillary Clinton.
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“I tried to arrange a meeting with Vladimir Putin and Trump. Trump seems to want some kind of relationship with Russia. This Person promised that he could make it.”
Of the six trump campaign staff s accused, in Müller’s study, five were charged with violation of U. S. C. 1001 or false statements— including Papadopoulos, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, the former trump campaign aide Rick Gates, the former trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and former trump Advisor Roger stone.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman and John Roberts contributed to this report.