Trump Blasts Former Aide at Center of Russia Probe as ‘Liar’

President Trump said that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe "has already proven to be a liar."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “has already proven to be a liar.” On Twitter, Trump sought to dismiss George Papadopoulos, who has provided key evidence in the first criminal case connecting Trump’s team to alleged intermediaries for Russia’s government. Said Trump: “Few people knew the young, low level volunteer named George, who has already proven to…

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