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‘Blind loyalty’: Papadopoulos lied to the FBI to protect Trump — and is now upset he’s been abandoned

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George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign aide who lied to the FBI about the extent of his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, is reportedly feeling betrayed by President Donald Trump.

ABC News reports that Papadopoulos is feeling “upset” that Trump threw him under the bus in the wake of his guilty plea last month for making false statements to the FBI.

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According to ABC News’ sources, Papadopoulos lied to the FBI because he had “blind loyalty” to Trump and didn’t want to contradict what the president was saying publicly about his campaign’s contacts with Russia throughout the 2016 election.

However, ABC News claims that Papadopoulos is now “upset” that the president publicly called him a liar — despite the fact that the reason he lied was to protect Trump.

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty last month to making false statements to FBI agents about the nature of his contacts with Russian-linked figures. Among other things, Papadopoulos told FBI agents that he had very limited interactions with an unidentified Russian woman — but agents later learned that he reached out to her with the specific intention of arranging meetings between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials.

Watch the video of ABC News’ report below.

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‘It’s treachery if not treason’: Harvard’s Laurence Tribe destroys Trump’s claim he’s above the law

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Legendary constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe explained the legality of President Donald Trump's claim to be above the law during a Thursday evening appearance on MSNBC's "The Last Word" with Lawrence O'Donnell.

The host played a notorious clip of Trump.

"I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters. Okay? It’s like incredible," Trump argued.

"And now he has gone beyond that," O'Donnell noted. "Now the president is sayin, 'I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and I cannot be prosecuted for that crime. Or any crime.'"

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Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report

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President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.

"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.

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Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.

Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.

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