George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 days in prison In an investigation between Moscow and the US presidential campaign team.
He further added that he had lied to FBI agents about the timing and scope of his contacts with senior Russian officials.Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is the investigator.
George Papadopoulos served only 12 of the 14 days of his sentence, after which he was placed on probation for 12 months.
Donald Trump also unconditionally apologized to Alex van der Juan for his part Sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $ 20,000 For lying to Robert Mueller’s investigators on the same affair that tarnished Mr. Trump’s presidency and which he repeatedly called
These apologies will help correct the mistake that the M ముller team made to many today, Said the White House.
Formerly elected Republicans
The list of apologies announced shortly before Christmas included George Papadopoulos and Alex van der Juan, including three former Republican lawmakers, Chris Collins, a longtime friend, Duncan Hunter and Steve Stockman.
Chris Collins pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and misrepresent, Duncan Hunter, conspiracy to divert campaign funds for personal use and Steve Stockma, misappropriation of donations.
Of these three former Republicans, the first is serving a 26-month prison sentence, the second will be 11 months behind bars next month and the third will still have to hand over $ 1 million in embezzled funds, but only 2 of the 10 years in prison provided for his sentence will be completed.
Other convicts have been pardoned in connection with the 2007 deaths of dozens of Iraqi civilians in Baghdad. Fans of former Blackwater Worldwide contractors Nicholas Slaton, Paul Sloug, Evan Liberty and Dustin Hurd have apologized, arguing that they were over-punished in the troubled investigation. All of them are serving long prison terms.
While tradition is true, Donald Trump’s presidential apologies largely take the guise of fanaticism, mainly because he aims to misbehave with friends and acquaintances.
Thus, the apologies of Jorge Papadopoulos and Alex van der Juan bring the number of people forgiven in connection with the M ముller affair to four. Donald Trump He also forgave Michael Flynn, His former national security adviser, last month, as well Roger Stone, A few months ago.
Is the end the beginning?
The unveiling of this long list of presidential apologies indicates that Donald Trump is preparing for his departure and that while Joe Biden has not yet agreed to win the presidential election, he is still trying everyone. Ways To stick to power.
The Republican on Tuesday had the opportunity to appoint his closest advisers to the boards of directors of government agencies.
Its former ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Holocaust Memorial in Washington, and his close adviser, Hope Hicks, will join the board of directors of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. As for former White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham, she is joining the National Council for Educational Sciences, an advisory body.
In all, 40 appointments were announced on Tuesday and these are in addition to those made in recent weeks.