Former Trump campaign adviser may withdraw guilty plea

George Papadopoulos could face new charges if he withdraws his guilty plea for lying to the FBI after striking a deal with the special counsel as part of the Russia investigation.
2:24 | 08/21/18

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Thanks vermuch. Let's talk Toan Abrams about all this right no the president's claim he can run this if he wants to. Can he? No, I mean, look, this a counsel. Utside counsel,ndependent counsel. If thepresident's running that inveation, it's no longer independent. It's no longer ode and it's no longerpecialo that's not going tohappen. I guess in theory H could certainly the investigation heated to instruct someone, order someone to fire rosens, to fire Mueller T and then The present picking his lawyer's argument the won't sit down with Mueller because of perjury trap. That M in view he will be charged with lying even if H tells the trust Rudy Giuliani keeps saying if one Pers says one thing, T charge the other person because there's a difference of opinion. That's not way it works. One person S one thingnd they back it up with evidence and cborate WHA the one person saihe if they believe they C prove that that thing is trend someone else something untrue,n tt person can be charged with perjury. That's at happened to Per is not justatters of opinion, oneson says one thing, another pern ss another thing and the you hav a perjury char the bottom line is this perjury trap claims basically claim saying, we are worried,ning Giuliani is worried that the president may not be able to offer testimonyonsistentith evidence thaturrently exists. Let's talk about George papadopoulos, former aide who pled guilty toying T the FBI early on,as supposed to be coopating with the prosecutors. Prosecutors say he didn't cooperate that much so recommending jail time. Now he's considering tryin to pull out of the pa agreement. Can O that He can try particularly before sentencing. Pull out O an agreement lik this you would need a good rn likeou ren't represented by counsel or new evidence to suggest you weren't guilty, something like that.he could try but that would mean he gets prosecutedslew of otcrimes. While no- A lot of If he tries to witraw and succeeds he could facing Lew of chargesalking about the possibility ofrs behind bars. Ll watch T today. E're talking aboutble Russian cking. Microsofasetected new

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