Former Trump Adviser Pleads Guilty

The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he plans to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as it continues to probe the Trump campaign and Russian election interference.

  • Published 23 February 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates was a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as it continues to probe the Trump campaign, Russian election interference and Gates' longtime business associate, Paul Manafort. Gates, 45, of Richmond, Virginia, made the plea… Read at AP News