Who’s running for Katie Hill’s seat in Congress?

George Papadopoulos poses for a photo before a TV interview in New York, New York, U.S., March 26, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri.

George Papadopoulos, a convicted felon and key figure in the Mueller probe, has his eyes set on Katie Hill’s open Congressional seat in California’s 25th district. Hill announced her resignation a few days ago.

Papadopoulos is a Chicago native, but he’s been living in California for a year after serving prison time for lying to the FBI. Local politicians aren’t happy about this, including California Democratic Assemblywoman Christy Smith, who’s also running for the seat.