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MOTION DENIED: George Papadopoulos Must Report To Jail Tomorrow

George Papadopoulos' last ditch effort to try to delay reporting to jail tomorrow was denied. He had pleaded guilty to lying to the Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, and was given a light sentence.
MOTION DENIED: George Papadopoulos Must Report To Jail Tomorrow

George Papadopoulos desperate bid to stay out of jail pending his appeal has lost in court. A federal judge just ruled on his Hail Mary motion to stave off reporting to jail tomorrow to start serving his 14 day sentence - and G Papa lost.

George Papadopoulos' motion related to a constitutional challenge to Robert Mueller's investigation. Judge Moss noted that he had "waived his right" to appeal when he pleaded guilty, a common notation in a plea agreement.

In his ruling Judge Moss wrote:

“The Court, accordingly, concludes that Papadopoulos has failed to carry his burden of demonstrating that the Court should continue his current bail status.”

Just a refresher: George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia. Even though he faced substantial time, he was given a sweet deal - only 2 weeks in jail. Still, he tried to weasel his way out of it.

The ruling:


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