Today in court, his lawyers argued President Trump's attacks on the Mueller's investigation have done much more damage to the probe than "George Papadopoulos ever could".
Mifsud reportedly surfaced briefly at a conference in Washington, D.C., in February 2017, and at the time told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he never said anything to Papadopoulos about Clinton's emails, that he didn't even know about the emails, and that he wasn't a Russian operative.
"I hope to have a second chance to redeem myself", Papadopoulos told the judge. "I'm sure you're wondering what comes next", and that he was impressed by his words to the judge. "I was young and ambitious and excited". But he may not be entirely finished with the investigations that led him to prison.
Also in court, his lawyer, Thomas Breen, criticized Mr. Trump for calling the Russian Federation probe fake news and a witch hunt. He is the first former Trump campaign aide to be sentenced as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. "The message here is to check your loyalty, tell the truth, and help the good guys, even if you have to pay a price", Breen said.
While Moss cut short that argument, he stressed the importance of the investigation to the integrity of American democracy. He told the judge Friday that at the time, he mused to himself that he and his client were there to cooperate in an investigation that potentially could implicate those two men. However, the judge added, the crime was "a calculated exercise of self-interest over the national interest". Papadopoulos was also given 200 hours of community service and a $9,500 fine.
During his sentencing hearing Papadopoulos said his case should serve as a warning to others.
"I made a awful mistake, but I am a good man who is eager for redemption", Papadopoulos said.
Also on August 21, a jury in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, found former Trump election campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty on eight of 18 charges of filing false tax returns, failing to disclose his offshore bank accounts and bank fraud. That was Alex Van Der Zwaan, a London-based Dutch lawyer who worked for the law firm Skadden Arps and assisted Paul Manafort and Rick Gates in rolling out a public relations effort for Ukrainian politicians for whom they worked.
CNN plans to air the full interview with Papadopoulos at 11 pm on Friday. He said at least a dozen times he learned of it before joining the campaign, according to court documents. "A great day for America!" after a former campaign adviser received a 14-day prison sentence for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The special counsel's office had asked for up to six months in prison.
Since that time, the former campaign aide has been cooperating with investigators working with Robert Mueller on the Russian election interference probe. But he said he had no knowledge of whether top campaign officials conspired with Russian Federation to disrupt the election.
Trump named Papadopoulos as one of his campaign's foreign policy advisers on March 21, 2016, boasting to reporters: "He's an energy and oil consultant, excellent guy", a filing said. Although Papadopoulos confirmed that Mifsud told him Russians had "thousands of emails" involving Clinton, he claimed he hadn't yet joined the Trump campaign when they spoke. "I saw him sitting in one picture at a table with me. But that call never went through", he said. The FBI canceled the meeting when it discovered that Mr. Papadopoulos had sat down for a media interview about the case.
The only other defendant in the Russian Federation probe who has been sentenced is Dutch attorney Alexander Van der Zwaan. Moss said he thought Papadopoulos' remorse was genuine. "I would have preferred less time in jail, but that's OK".
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