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Sam Patten gets probation after cooperating with Mueller

Washington political consultant W. Samuel Patten, who helped steer foreign money to President Donald Trump's inauguration, was sentenced to probation without jail time in another criminal case that grew out of Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian and Ukrainian influence in American politics and the 2016 presidential election.

Lobbyist steered foreign money to Trump inaugural

Lobbyist Sam Patten provided "substantial assistance" to special counsel Robert Mueller and several other ongoing investigations, federal prosecutors said Monday, paving the way for him to potentially avoid jail time at his sentencing this week.