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Ex Campaign Aide:
Trump Wanted Ivanka as VP
Sep 28, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
Ex Campaign Aide: Trump Wanted Ivanka as VP
Rick Gates says Trump floated idea of his daughter as running mate before picking Pence
- Rick Gates, a key Trump campaign adviser in the run-up to the 2016 election, has a book coming out next month, and in it he makes a claim that, if true and if it had come to fruition, would've meant we'd be saying "Vice President Ivanka Trump"...
Another Jail Sentence
From the Mueller Investigation
Dec 17, 2019 12:45 PM CST
Another Jail Sentence From the Mueller Investigation
Rick Gates, ex-Trump campaign official, gets 45 days over his consulting work in Ukraine
- A judge on Tuesday sentenced former Trump campaign official Rick Gates to 45 days in jail despite what she said was “extraordinary" cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and other Justice Department investigations, per the AP . The jail sentence, which the judge said was needed to...
Trump Team Sought Israeli
Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'
Oct 9, 2018 7:43 AM CDT
Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'
Mueller looks into Rick Gates' outreach to intel company Psy-Group to wage online attacks
- Robert Mueller is looking into the Trump campaign's discussions with an Israeli intelligence firm to go after opponents in the 2016 election campaign, reports the
New York Times
. Specifically, campaign official Rick Gates asked a company called Psy-Group—made up mostly of former Israeli intelligence agents—for proposals on...
Rick Gates Admits Affair
Aug 8, 2018 3:36 AM CDT
Rick Gates Admits Affair During Cross-Examination
He says it's possible he stole from Trump inauguration committee
- There were more bombshells as Rick Gates' testimony in Paul Manafort's trial continued Tuesday, with the former Trump campaign chairman's defense team attacking the credibility of his erstwhile right-hand man. Gates, who has already admitted embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort, confessed to an extra-marital affair...
Weirdest Exchange Yet
at the Manafort Trial
Aug 7, 2018 11:47 AM CDT
Weirdest Exchange Yet at the Manafort Trial
Judge sees tears in prosecutor's eyes, but the prosecutor denies it
- The high-stakes Paul Manafort trial is underway, and Bloomberg takes note of a particularly odd exchange Monday between US District Judge TS Ellis III and prosecutor Greg Andres. It came during a break in the testimony of former Manafort partner Rick Gates as the judge and prosecutors clashed, out of...
Manafort's Right-Hand Man:
I Stole From Manafort, Too
Aug 7, 2018 2:01 AM CDT
Manafort's Right-Hand Man: I Stole From Manafort, Too
Rick Gates testifies against former partner
- The star prosecution witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he concealed millions of dollars in foreign bank accounts on Manafort's behalf and falsified documents to help his former boss obtain millions of dollars more in bank loans. Rick Gates also admitted he embezzled...
Manafort Hit With New
Allegation, Gates Pleads Guilty
Feb 23, 2018 4:25 PM CST
Manafort Hit With New Allegation, Gates Pleads Guilty
More legal trouble for former Trump advisers
- A former top adviser to President Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the AP reports. The plea by Rick Gates was a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation as...
Mueller Unveils New Charges
Against Ex-Trump Advisers
Feb 22, 2018 5:19 PM CST
Mueller Unveils New Charges Against Ex-Trump Advisers
Manafort, Gates face 32 new counts in Virginia
- Special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled 32 new criminal charges against former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Rick Gates on Thursday, the
Wall Street Journal
reports. The charges are laid out in an indictment from a federal grand jury in Virginia. According to ABC News , there are 16 counts related to...
Mueller Indicts New Name
in Russia Investigation
Feb 20, 2018 9:09 AM CST
Mueller Indicts New Name in Russia Investigation
Attorney Alex Van Der Zwaan is accused of lying about his dealings with Rick Gates
- More Robert Mueller moves: Prosecutors have charged an attorney they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe, reports the
. A document filed in federal court in Washington Tuesday accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan of one charge of making false statements, per the AP . The information was filed...
Report: Former Trump Aide
Plans to Plead Guilty
Feb 19, 2018 4:42 AM CST
Report: Former Trump Aide Plans to Plead Guilty
Rick Gates will testify against Paul Manafort, sources say
- A former Trump campaign aide has decided 18 months in prison for fraud-related charges is the best deal he's going to get from Robert Mueller's team, insiders tell the
Los Angeles Times
. The sources say that in return for leniency, Rick Gates plans to change his plea to...
Judge Won't Free Manafort
From House Arrest, Yet
Nov 6, 2017 11:16 AM CST
Judge Won't Free Manafort From House Arrest, Yet
He could be allowed to travel within the US, once a bail package is agreed upon
- Paul Manafort didn't get the break he was looking for in court on Monday, but it could come soon. A federal judge ordered that he and business associate Rick Gates continue to be held under house arrest with their movements tracked by GPS, reports CNN . However, negotiations on bail...
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