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Feb 18 2018
Rick Gates, Former Trump Aide, Pleading Guilty In Russia Probe, Testifying Against Manafort Comments (0)

Rick Gates, according to The L.A. Times, is pleading guilty in Robert Mueller's probe of Russia's undue influence on the 2016 U.S. election.

Trump, in related news, is pooping his slacks ...

Via L..A. Times:

A former top aide to Donald Trump's presidential campaign will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days – and has made clear to prosecutors that he would testify against Paul J. Manafort Jr., the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign.

The change of heart by Trump's former deputy campaign manager, Richard W. Gates III, who had pleaded not guilty after being indicted in October on charges similar to Manafort's, was described in interviews by people familiar with the case.

“Rick Gates is going to change his plea to guilty,” said a person with direct knowledge of the new developments, adding that the revised plea will be presented in federal court in Washington "within the next few days.''

That individual and others who discussed the matter spoke on condition of anonymity, citing a judge's gag order restricting comments about the case to the news media or public.

Another sign Trump may be wrong in suggesting the investigation is fake and unnecessary. It just keeps creeping upward, doesn't it?

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