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Ex-Senate staffer from Ellicott City gets two months behind bars for lying to FBI

Ex-Senate staffer from Ellicott City gets two months behind bars for lying to FBI

A former Senate intelligence committee staffer was sentenced Thursday to serve two months behind bars after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI .

James Wolfe, 58, of Ellicott City was the longtime director of security for the committee, one of multiple congressional panels investigating possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. He pleaded guilty in October to a single charge in the three-count indictment against him.

Prosecutors said Wolfe told a reporter in October 2017 that he had served someone with a subpoena involving the Russia investigation and later lied about the exchange to FBI agents.

After the reporter published a story about the subpoena, Wolfe...

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