Alex van der Zwaan, left, arrives at Federal District Court in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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An attorney linked to a former Trump campaign official admitted Tuesday that he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.Van der Zwaan is accused of lying to investigators about his interactions with Gates during an interview with the FBI late last year, according to court papers.Van der Zwaan's plea comes on the heels of an extraordinary indictment from Mueller last week that charged 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies with crimes related to their alleged interference in the election.According to the court filing, prosecutors say van der Zwaan lied about his role in the production of a report on the trial of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
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