President Trump mocked the light sentence handed out to George Papadopoulos on Friday as proof there was 'no collusion' with Russia, heralding the news 'a great day for America'.
But his comments came shortly before an interview aired on CNN in which his former aide admitted he 'can't guarantee' he never told anyone on the Trump campaign that Russian officials had damaging emails on Hillary Clinton.
Papadopoulos told the network he did not remember sharing the information with anyone on the campaign, before adding: 'I might have, but I have no recollection of doing so. I can't guarantee.'
George Papadopoulos admitted he 'can't guarantee' never having told anyone on the Trump campaign that the Russians had damaging emails on Hillary Clinton
Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into alleged collusion, received 14 days in prison and a $9500 fine for lying to the FBI, well short of the six months pursued by the prosecution.
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