George Demetrios Papadopoulos
is a former member of the foreign policy advisory panel to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. On October 5, 2017, Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents about the timing and the possible significance of his contacts in 2016 relating to U.S.-Russia relations and the Donald Trump presidential campaign. He has served twelve days in federal prison and is currently on a 12-month supervised release. During his supervised release from prison he is participating in a docuseries. In March 2019, Papadopoulos released his book, Deep State Target: How I Got Caught in the Crosshairs of the Plot to Bring Down President Trump
. On October 29, 2019, Papadopoulos filed to run for California's 25th congressional district after the resignation of Katie Hill.