Judge orders Papadopoulos to report to prison

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Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, seen here in Washington on Oct. 25, had pleaded guilty of lying to FBI investigators in the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A federal judge ordered former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos to report to a correctional camp in Wisconsin on Monday to begin serving a 14-day prison sentence for lying to federal investigators in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry into Russian election meddling and possible collusion by associates of President Trump.

Papadopoulos twice asked a judge to pause his sentence, but the judge who sentenced him, Randy Moss of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, denied both of his requests on Sunday.

Papadopoulos surrendered most of his rights to appeal under his plea deal with Mueller’s office last year.

Papadopoulos will be the third defendant to serve jail time as a result of the Mueller investigation.

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