Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates was in contact just before the 2016 election with a man he knew to be a former Russian spy, according to a document filed Tuesday by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.
The revelation comes in a sentencing memorandum filed about Alex van der Zwaan, a London-based lawyer who pleaded guilty in February to lying to Mueller’s investigators about his contacts with Gates and the ex-spy.
Mueller is probing Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, including any collusion with the Trump campaign.
According to the memo, Gates told van der Zwaan he was aware that one of …read more
Source: The Daily Signal