Prosecutors say Alex van der Zwaan deceived investigators about his interactions with Rick Gates, a business associate of Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for Donald Trump.
At the intersection of law and politics, the indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian businesses is about as big as it gets.
In a rapid-fire series of tweets, Trump unloads over the Russia investigation, days after an indictment charged 13 Russians with a plot to interfere in the U.S. election.
The national security adviser's statement, coming after 13 indictments in Robert Mueller's probe, shows a split in official views on interference in the 2016 election.
Special counsel Robert Mueller charges 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Read the full text of the indictment here.
The White House says the document contains “numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages” and asks the intelligence committee to revise it with the help of the Justice Department.
For all the hype, the Nunes memo was a legal dud that may cost the congressman from California.
Some politicians express hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work will continue without interference.