UPDATE: Kevin Clinesmith Pleads Guilty to One Charge of Making False Statements in Durham Probe, Gives Up His Passport – Sentencing Set For December

Former FBI Attorney Kevin Clinesmith plead guilty on Wednesday to one charge of making false statements 18 USC 1001 a(3) “makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry.”

Judge James Boasberg who is overseeing the case in federal court in Washington DC has not accepted Clinesmith’s plea yet.

Clinesmith altered Carter Page evidence to support the FISA warrant used to spy on the Donald Trump campaign in 2016.

38-year-old Clinemsith altered an email from CIA investigators used to request a FISA warrant and renewals on Trump campaign advisor Carter Page.

Carter Page previously worked as a source for the CIA, however Clinesmith falsely said Page was “never” a CIA source.

US Attorney from Connecticut John Durham filed a criminal complaint against Clinesmith last Friday.

According to CBS News reporter Catherine Herridge, Clinesmith told the court on Wednesday that he knowingly altered the email however he believed the info was true at the time.

“At the time I believed the information I was providing in the email was accurate, but I am agreeing that the information I inserted into the email was not already there,” Clinesmith said.

Kevin Clinesmith gave up his passport after his guilty plea.

The government asked…that Clinesmith surrender his passport and not obtain any foreign travel documents” US travel limited to DC, Virginia, MD, Ohio Michigan and West Virginia.

He may travel elsewhere with prior approval.

Sentencing set for December.

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