Rick Gates

In his new book, “Wicked Game,” Trump’s former deputy campaign manager wrote that the president even polled the idea twice.
Paul Manafort's former business partner cooperated extensively with the Mueller investigation.
President Donald Trump may have lied in his written testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller during the now-completed Russia investigation.
Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign official, testified that Trump "indicated that more information would be coming” after talking to Roger Stone.
The ex-Trump campaign aide who pleaded guilty in Mueller's probe testified against Greg Craig, who's accused of hiding information from the Justice Department.
Both men played key roles in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, pleading guilty and agreeing to cooperate with investigators.
Rick Gates, who worked on Trump's inauguration committee, testified during the Manafort trial about committing crimes with his former boss.
Rick Gates testified this week that he not only committed crimes with the onetime Trump campaign manager, he committed crimes against him, too.
Gates admitted Tuesday he embezzled money from Paul Manafort to fund an extramarital affair about a decade ago.
Gates’ trial testimony is key to special counsel Robert Mueller’s case against the former Trump campaign chief.