WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign volunteer George Papadopoulos was closely surveilled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to official court documents.
The Trump campaign never quite knew who George Papadopoulos — a man who showed up to one campaign meeting on Russia — was.
Now, it is clear that Papadopoulos was monitored at essentially all times by the FBI during his interactions with the Trump campaign, based on the affidavit in United States of America v. George Papadopoulos (presented below) in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Here is the affidavit:
Former FBI Special Surveillance Group member and Robert Mueller case whistleblower Chuck Marler explains the situation for Big League Politics:
“In the “August 2017” Senate Testimony of Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS, it confirmed that he was told by Christopher Steele that he learned from FBI Agents that they had a source in the Trump Campaign. Steele had told Simpson this in September of 2016. The “Affidavit in Support of Criminal Complaint” filed in July 2017 by an FBI Agent against George Papadopoulos unwittingly shows that the FBI was monitoring Papadopoulos’ communications in real time. […]
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