Washington( CNN) Former Trump campaign consultant George Papadopoulos testified to Congress that the FBI had asked him to wear a wire in 2017 to record his conversations with a professor who had ties to Russia and claimed that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton in the form of stolen emails.

The new details about Papadopoulos and the FBI's request for a wire were disclosed Tuesday as Papadopoulos created new questions about his plea agreement with special advise Robert Mueller and openly said he would accept a forgivenes from Trump.

Papadopoulos has released a new book, titled “Deep State Target, ” in which he claims that he did not actually lie to the FBI about his contacts with Mifsud, but instead was pressured into a plea agreement by Mueller's team.