Former FBI Lawyer To Plead Guilty After Trump-Russia Inquiry | American News

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A former FBI lawyer plans to plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case stemming from an investigation into the 2016 investigation into Russia’s Trump campaign links, his lawyer said on Friday.Kevin Clinesmith is accused of modifying a government email regarding a former Trump campaign adviser who was the target of FBI covert surveillance, according to documents filed in federal court in Washington. His attorney, Justin Shur, told The Associated Press that Clinesmith intended to plead guilty to the single count of misrepresentation and that he regretted his actions.

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