Former Trump adviser Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to FBI

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – George Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents, the federal special counsel said on Monday (October 30), becoming the third adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign to face criminal charges in its investigation.

Papadopoulos is an international energy lawyer who was on Trump’s advisory team during the 2016 presidential campaign. The Chicago man pleaded guilty on Oct. 5 in a case unsealed on Monday, the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in a statement.