The latest: Rick Gates done gone and flipped, folks. And he must have flipped good. The lead Russia investigator asked a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia Tuesday to dismiss a series of criminal charges against Gates, including tax and bank fraud, in exchange for his guilty plea and testimony in the wider probe into the 2016 presidential […]
Gates is now committed to answering all of Mueller’s questions, all of his demands for documents, everything.
?The decision by former Trump campaign official Rick Gates to plead guilty to federal charges, could mark the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, a veteran lawyer involved in the Watergate scandal has claimed. John Dean, 79, who served...Show More Summary
During the White House news briefing on Monday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked if former Trump campaign official Rick Gates’ guilty plea for conspiring against the United States and making false statements to the FBI says “anything about the president’s judgment that three people linked to his campaign have now turned out to be […]
It all comes back to the relationship with Paul Manafort. Former Nixon aide John Dean asserted over the weekend that former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates could bring down Donald Trump’s entire presidency. In a tweet on Saturday, Dean explained why Gates’ testimony against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort also puts the president in peril. Show More Summary
Does it affect Paul Manafort, Russia Probe?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia's interference.
The criminal information document released by special counsel Robert Mueller ahead of Trump campaign aide Rick Gates' guilty plea on Friday contains prominent references to "a member of Congress" who met in 2013 with future Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another lobbyist. Show More Summary
Former Nixon aide John Dean asserted over the weekend that former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates could bring down Donald Trump’s entire presidency. In a tweet on Saturday, Dean explained why Gates’ testimony against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort also puts the president in...
Ars Technica explains how evidence of Paul Manafort’s fraud was exposed because he didn’t know how to edit a PDF file — so he emailed Rick Gates to do it. “By sending these documents back and forth by email, Manafort [...]
Special Counsel Robert Mueller secured another potential witness this week in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Rick Gates, the former deputy chairman of the Trump campaign, pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including conspiracy against the US and making a false statement to federal investigators. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, Rick Gates, has pleaded guilty to charges brought on my Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Russian investigation. Mr Gates' plea addressed two counts: conspiracy against the US and making false statements to federal authorities. Show More Summary
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Former Trump campaign members Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on tax and bank fraud charges; 'America's News HQ' political panel weighs in.
In an indictment updated Friday, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III accused Paul Manafort and Rick Gates of secretly retaining “a group of former senior European politicians to take positions favorable to Ukraine, including by lobbying in the United States.” These former European leaders would claim to provide independent assessments of the Kiev government, but would in […]
Paul Manafort’s lawyer releases statement saying that Rick Gates, former Trump campaign aide, is pleading guilty to conspiracy.
For the past decade, Rick Gates was fiercely loyal to his risk-taking boss. Not anymore.
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“Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates just admitted to lying to U.S. investigators about a March 19, 2013, meeting between his boss, Paul Manafort, and an unidentified U.S. congressman. Public filings show a meeting that day between Manafort and Dana [...]
Rick Gates' admission of conspiracy and lying to FBI investigators means he's willing to co-operate and testify against others.