Ex-FBI lawyer gets no prison time for altering Carter Page email

Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith, who pleaded guilty to altering an email that was used to justify the surveillance of a campaign aide to former President Donald Trump, has received no prison time.

Clinesmith on Friday was sentenced to 12 months probation by U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg, but he will not have to serve any time in prison, Politico reports. He pleaded guilty to altering an email that was used to obtain a warrant to conduct surveillance on Carter Page, former Trump campaign aide, according to Axios.

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