Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos jailed for 14 days

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Papadopoulos apologized for his actions, telling a judge that he had made a "dreadful mistake" and was eager for redemption.

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopolous appeared before a federal judge to be sentenced for lying to the FBI on Friday.

Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to Trump who was also a close campaign aide, pleaded guilty in December to lying to FBI agents about his contacts with Russian Federation and agreed to cooperate with Mueller's investigation.

The Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russian Federation investigation will find out Friday whether he will be going to prison for lying to the FBI.

The lawyers portrayed Papadopoulos as "out of his depth" as a foreign policy adviser for a candidate for whom he had "unbridled loyalty".

The judge said he took into consideration Papadopoulos's "genuine remorse" in issuing the light sentence, which included a $9,500 fine, a year on parole and community service. He hasn't returned since.

"I made a awful mistake but I am a good..."

"My entire life has been turned upside down".

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, leaves the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House past news media in lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S. August 21, 2018. With his constant cries of "fake news", Trump has "hindered this investigation more than George Papadopoulos ever did", Breen said.

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The DNC's revelation came in court filings Friday in their lawsuit against Russian Federation, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The lies did not impede the investigation, he argued.

The sentence drew a quick response from Trump on Twitter, as he scoffed at the two weeks of prison time by comparing it to an unverified cost figure for the Mueller probe.

After an Australian diplomat reported to American counterparts that Papadopoulos had told him over drinks about the "dirt" approach, the FBI opened its investigation, that also was around the time WikiLeaks posted thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails online.

"I see Papadopoulos today, I don't know Papadopoulos, I don't know".

That account conflicts with what Sessions, now attorney general, testified before Congress.

"No offence, but he was unsophisticated, he was naive and he was foolish", Breen said in court.

Papadopoulos initially lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the timing of his interactions with the professor, suggesting they happened before he started working for Trump, while actually it was afterward.

Donald Trump has said he could meet with the special counsel investigating Russia's supposed meddling in USA elections.

Papadopoulos has never publicly named those within the Trump campaign he told about the offer of emails from the professor, but he has said he was in regular touch with campaign chairman Paul Manafort, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and other top campaign officials.

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