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Why Did Papadopoulos Hold Out on the Special Counsel Investigators?

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August 18, 2018 8:53 pm

I’ve mentioned several times the inscrutable story of George Papadopoulos, particularly his and his wife’s turning against the plea agreement he made last fall and her going on a media tour associating herself with all the “Deep State” conspiracy theories now ubiquitous on Fox News. Last night we got the Special Counsel’s sentencing recommendation. It just deepens the mystery. But it also sheds some light on what might be behind Mangiante’s recent claims and public statements.

Let’s start with the basics of what are contained in the document.

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