- The wife of Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos is making the bombshell suggestion that her husband drop a plea deal he has with special counsel Robert Mueller.
- Papadopoulos is scheduled to be sentenced in September as part of his plea deal for lying to the FBI.
- But Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos says her husband did not commit a crime. She says he should sue the federal government.
Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos, the wife of former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, says her husband should find new attorneys and drop a plea deal he struck in October 2017 with the special counsel’s office.
In a tweet Wednesday, Mangiante Papadopoulos made a request for a lawyer to represent her husband pro bono.
“Your biggest reward will be #History. Your name will go down on history!” wrote Mangiante Papadopoulos, an Italian actress and model who once worked as an attorney in the European Parliament in Brussels.
“George should drop off his plea agreement, in my opinion,” Mangiante Papadopoulos told The Daily Caller News Foundation when contacted after her tweet.
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