Ex-FBI attorney pleads guilty to doctoring email in Trump Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court to falsifying a document as part of the bureau's early-stage probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with the Russian government. During a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said he intends to sentence Clinesmith on Dec.

Reuters August 20, 2020 00:11:28 IST
Ex-FBI attorney pleads guilty to doctoring email in Trump Russia probe

ExFBI attorney pleads guilty to doctoring email in Trump Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court to falsifying a document as part of the bureau's early-stage probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with the Russian government.

During a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said he intends to sentence Clinesmith on Dec. 10.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Chris Reese)

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