George Papadopoulos, Trump Adviser Jailed For Lying In Russia Probe, May Run For Katie Hill’s Seat In Congress

Former Donald Trump campaign manager George Papadopoulos smiles.

George Papadopoulos, who advised Donald Trump in his 2016 presidential campaign, said on Tuesday that he may seek the California congressional seat being vacated by scandal-plagued representative Katie Hill, according to a new report from The Hill. The congresswoman announced her resignation on Sunday, as The Inquisitr reported. She was about to become the target of a House Ethics Committee probe over an allegation that she had an inappropriate relationship with a staff member.

Hill was also apparently the victim of a “revenge porn” scheme when someone leaked nude photos of the 32-year-old that were published in censored form by Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper, according to the Inquisitr report.

Papadopoulos would come to the race with some baggage of his own. On December 7, 2018, he completed a two-week jail sentence after pleading guilty to lying to FBI investigators, who were attempting to question him about the Trump campaign’s alleged Russia connections.

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