Remember Sam Patten?
He’s the American political consultant who pleaded guilty in August 2018 to violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act, and who admitted in his plea to illegally helping a Ukrainian politician client of Paul Manafort’s secure tickets to Trump’s inauguration.
Patten has since been sentenced, and, according to government reports, provided extensive cooperation to investigations in multiple jurisdictions.
He was well-positioned to do so. The Ukrainian client for whom Patten illegally funneled money into the inauguration was none other than Sergey Lyovochkin, who met with Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik while in D.C. on that trip and who, during the campaign, allegedly …read more