White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said today that indictments handed down by special counsel Robert Mueller have "nothing to do" with President Trump or his campaign. The special counsel tasked with investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election as well as potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin released a statement which says that Papadopoulos "pleaded guilty on October 5, 2017, to making false statements to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1001".
CNN's "Facts First" feature came a day after Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was charged with 12 counts, including conspiracy against the United States, tax fraud and money laundering, in one of the first indictments to come from Mueller's probe.
Papadopoulos, who is 30 years old, joined the Trump campaign in early March 2016 as a foreign adviser.
Mr. Papadopoulos's offers were repeatedly rebuffed by the campaign, although one official told him to go to Russian Federation in order to gather dirt about Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Speaking of Papadopoulos's role, she said: "It was extremely limited, it was a volunteer position".
"Today's announcement has nothing to do with the president, has nothing to do with the president's campaign", Sander said. The plea details his conversations with campaign officials in trying to set up a meeting between Russian nationals with someone in the Trump campaign-though it's not clear Papadopoulos was ever successful or even taken very seriously by his superiors.
Two vehicle bombs have killed at least 17 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, in a deadly attack claimed by al-Shabab. USA military officials and others in recent months have expressed concern that Somali forces are not yet ready.
The President tweeted last week, questioning what could be done to revoke the licenses of broadcast media outlets. Trump has been diminishing the media since the days of his campaign when he seized on the phrase "fake news".
Ford testing shows that the faulty latches are failing after exposure to water, which could cause the door to open randomly. In an effort to remedy the problem , Ford dealerships will be instructed to inspect the door latches and actuation cables.
Podesta and Wasserman Schultz last month denied knowledge about payments when interviewed by congressional investigators. Last week Trump labeled the deal, which gave Russia 20 per cent of the U.S.'s uranium to Russia, 'Watergate modern age'.
HSBC's latest financial statement showed once again the company's ability to pick itself up after the global financial crisis. The bank's third quarter 2016 reported pre-tax profit came in at $843 million and adjusted revenue was at $12.8 billion.
The President, no stranger to conspiracy theories himeslf, may also have a personal interest in some of the released documents. The Washington Post reported that Trump had been urged by government agencies, including the CIA to keep the documents secret.
Oct.21: Spain is likely to take the unprecedented step of seizing powers from the separatist government in Catalonia today. The Madrid government is expected to implement measures under Article 155 of Spain's constitution.
Although most of the features were showcased in the video, Microsoft is expecting to release more in the coming months. Users can check whether or not the update is available for them by heading over to Windows Update.
Appearing on Thursday's " Good Morning America ", Judd says she remains of two minds about how she handled the confrontation. Then he looked at her and said, "You know, Ashley, I'm going to let you out of that little agreement that we made".
Here are all the specifications, features, pricing and availability details you need to know about the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro . On top of all of that, the phone's design has been shown off here, that applies to both the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro , actually.
Ind vs NZ series: Reward for domestic show
Iyer had been part of the India under-19 squad as well and was part of the side that finished fifth in the 2014 World Cup in UAE. However, whether Nehra will be included in the playing XI completely depends on the team management.
GM pays $1.3 million to Kentucky in settlement
Attorney General Bill Schuette says the consent agreement will be presented to the Ingham County Circuit Court for approval. Since disclosing the defect, GM has paid a $900 million fine to end a criminal investigation by the U.S.
Believed Missing, 7 Injured in Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion
A Coast Guard helicopter, along with Coast Guard vessels and boats from local agencies, continued looking for the missing worker. Five of them were taken to medical center at the University, and two more were taken to hospital in Jefferson County.
Doom is Coming to Nintendo Switch in November
All 18 multiplayer maps and 12 game modes will also be available, as well as all previously available DLC. The company didn't say at the time precisely when the game will be released for Nintendo's gaming console.