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Politics Papadopoulos seeks California seat left vacant by Rep. Hill

01:10  30 october  2019
01:10  30 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The California Democrat, 32, had been hand-picked for a coveted leadership seat . But in recent days, compromising photos of Hill and purported text messages from her to a campaign staffer surfaced online in a right-wing publication and a British tabloid. The House ethics committee also had launched

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paperwork was filed Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 for Papadopoulos to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by Democrat Katie Hill who is resigning amid an ethics investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) © Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paperwork was filed Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 for Papadopoulos to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by Democrat Katie Hill who is resigning amid an ethics investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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Convicted former Donald Trump advisor George Papadopoulos has filed paperwork to run for Congress in California as a Republican. Papadopoulos is running for the state’s 25th congressional district, which will be an open seat following the announcement by Rep . Katie Hill (D- CA ) that she will

Hill announced her resignation Sunday amid an ethics probe into allegations she had a relationship with a congressional staff member.

The FBI probe into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign began after revelations that Papadopoulos had learned Russia had thousands of stolen emails related to Hillary Clinton.

Papadopoulos eventually pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI and cooperated in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. He was sentenced to 14 days in prison.

He joins a field with at least three other Republican candidates and one Democrat.

The Humiliation of Katie Hill Offers a Warning .
Women have been degraded on the internet for a long time—but using nonconsensual pornography for partisan ends dramatizes the dangers anew.Representative Katie Hill’s brief career in Congress unwound in the same way that Ernest Hemingway described bankruptcy taking place: gradually and then suddenly. On October 18, the right-wing outlet RedState published an article alleging sexual relationships between Hill and two staffers, along with an explicit photograph of Hill. Other right-leaning publications picked upthe story, and it began rocketing around Twitter.

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