US President Trump pardons 15 people, including Republican allies, a 2016 campaign official ensnared in Russia probe, and former Blackwater contractors convicted in 2007 Baghdad massacre.
Offering little in the way of new information, Mueller instead urged House representatives to read the heavily redacted report, to the disappointment of many.
George Papadopoulos was sentenced on September 7 this year following an investigation that was triggered by an admission he made during a conversation he had with an Australian diplomat while allegedly drunk.
George Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian interference, says he was "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for having lied to agents last year.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller said US President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe.
After Trump campaign officials were charged on Monday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov have denied accusations of interference.
Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates are first to be charged as part of the investigation into Russia’s alleged manipulation of the 2016 US presidential election.
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