TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Oct 30, 2017
Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III today revealed criminal charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and two other campaign officials, The Washington Post reports. One of the three, George Papadopoulos, admitted to making false statements to FBI investigators. Papadopoulos is described in court documents as attempting to arrange a meeting between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, were charged in a 12-count indictment with conspiracy to launder money, making false statements and other charges.