The FBI Withheld Exculpatory Information

The story of the former Trump campaign advisor and his problem with the FBI withholding exculpatory information is about to write a new chapter. The aide, George Papadopoulos, pled guilty to one count of lying to the FBI, but the story only begins there. Before the FBI ever approached the secretive FISA Courts for Trump-Russia collusion, Papadopoulos told the FBI there was no, repeat no, collusion. The FBI never told that to the FISA Court. Bad on them. Now George is headed to Congress to tell it all. Here are the details.

As Written and Reported By Sara Carter for

Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopolous may hold the key to some of the most important questions lawmakers have been asking in recent months about the FBI’s handling of the Russia probe into the Trump campaign: Did the FBI withhold exculpatory evidence from America’s most secret court? And if so, what was it?

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And on Thursday the former Trump campaign volunteer said he would testify before lawmakers that the bureau did exactly just that.

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“Obviously George Papadopoulos was the reason why this whole Russia investigation was opened,” said Rep. Mark Meadows on Thursday to reporters as he made his way into the closed-door hearing. “Hopefully we’ll learn today what was said and what was not said. I think what will find is that this was not colluding with Russia.”

Papadopoulos pled guilty to Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel in September for one count of lying to the FBI and was sentenced to 14 days in prison. In an interview with and John Solomon with The Hill earlier this week, Papadopoulos said that he made it perfectly clear to an undercover bureau operative and British based professor Stefan Halper, that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia……


FBI Withheld Exculpatory Information from Secret Court on Papadopoulos – Sara A. Carteri


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