Papadopoulos May Try to Withdraw Guilty Plea

George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign adviser who admitted lying to the FBI in the Russia probe, is considering withdrawing his guilty plea. Papadopoulos said he learned new information Thursday when he spoke to congressional investigators that he “can’t publicly disclose.”

Judge Orders New Hearing on Manafort Plea Deal

The federal judge who oversaw Paul Manafort’s trial in Virginia threw an obstacle into the former Trump campaign chairman’s plea deal by calling out as “highly unusual” a plan to seek the dismissal of deadlocked charges only after Manafort has finished cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.

Trump Says Declassification Will Show FBI Spying

Democrats and former national security officials said that President Trump’s directive to declassify documents from the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is a dangerous one, threatening to undermine an ongoing investigation of his own campaign and potentially revealing confidential law enforcement and intelligence sources.