A third person has been charged by Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion: George Papadopoulos, a former campaign adviser for the Trump team.
BREAKING NEWS / NBC: Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos charged by Mueller's office for making false statements to the FBI.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) October 30, 2017
Papadopoulos pleaded guilty on October 5 to making false statements to the FBI regarding his communications with Russian officials. Papadopoulos reportedly tried to set up meetings between the Trump campaign and Russians.
A third person charged by Mueller's team… pic.twitter.com/vasdT32M3g
— Mike Levine (@MLevineReports) October 30, 2017
— Mike Scarcella (@MikeScarcella) October 30, 2017
Papadopoulos worked as an adviser to Dr. Ben Carson until Carson suspended his campaign, then began working for the Trump campaign.