Sep 7, 2018 - World

Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail for lying to federal agents

George Papadopoulos. Photo: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images

Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos has been sentenced to 14 days in jail and one year of supervised release after being found guilty of lying to the FBI, reports NBC.

The big picture: Special Counsel Robert Mueller originally recommended a sentence between 30 days to six months for Papadopoulous but the judge presiding over his case said "he does feel remorse" for his actions.

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