Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering, Wants Him Sent to Jail

Paul Manafort has been indicted once again by a federal grand jury in Washington D.C. on charges of fraud and money laundering. The new indictment also included charges of obstruction of justice. The indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team and is the latest superseding indictment to be handed down against President […]

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Paul Manafort, Rick Gates Associate Believed to be Former Member of Russian Military Intelligence Service

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team has alleged that a business associate of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is a former member of the Russian intelligence services, and that Manafort and Rick Gates also a former Trump campaign official had ongoing contacts with the individual during the 2016 presidential campaign. According to investigators Gates […]

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Former Trump Campaign official Rick Gates to Plead Guilty to Two Charges in Mueller Russia Probe

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and making false statements, in the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian meddling it was learned today.  The plea is an indication that Gates may begin cooperating with Mueller’s investigation.  Negotiations between Mueller and Gates’ legal team were said to […]

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Mueller Announces 32 New Charges Against Manafort & Gates, Questions Arise About Gates’ Legal Team

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges against former Trump campaign staffers Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.  The charges, thirty-two counts in all, were returned in a superseding indictment by a federal court in Virginia Thursday. The charges in the indictment are related to tax evasion, failure to disclose foreign bank accounts and using […]

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Former Trump Campaign Adviser to Strike Plea Deal with Mueller, Testify Against Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort

A former top Trump campaign adviser has pleaded guilty to charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia scandal and has made clear he will now testify against his former boss, and campaign manager Paul Manafort.  Rick Gates, along with Manafort was indicted in October on charges of money laundering and lying to […]

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Rick Gates, Former Trump Campaign Staffer, Enters Plea Negotiations with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Has “Queen for a Day” Interview

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates has entered into plea negotiations with special counsel Robert Mueller.  The talks could indicate that he is prepared to cooperate with Mueller in his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Gates has reportedly had what’s known as a “Queen for […]

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Lawyers for Rick Gates, One-Time Paul Manafort Assistant, File Motion to Drop Him as Client, Cite “Irreconcilable Differences”

The legal team representing former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates have filed papers advising the judge in the case that they no longer wish to be his attorneys.  “Irreconcilable differences have developed with the client which make our effective representation of the client impossible,” Gates’ lawyers wrote in a statement. They also asked that the […]

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