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Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has begun testifying in the foreign lobbying trial of prominent Washington attorney Greg Craig.
Rick Gates was on the witness stand Thursday morning in Washington's federal court.
Gates is a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump who pleaded guilty last year in Mueller's investigation and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in multiple probes.
One of those cases concerns Craig, a former White House counsel under President Barack Obama.
Craig was charged in April with willfully concealing...
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Former Manafort deputy Rick Gates testifies against Greg Craig

Former Manafort deputy Rick Gates testifies against Greg Craig

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, one of the most critical witnesses for Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, appeared in federal court again Thursday to testify against former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig at his ongoing trial stemming from a Ukraine-related legal project Craig did involving Gates's former boss Paul Manafort. Gates' turn as a prosecution witness Thursday is his first public court appearance since he took the stand a year ago at the Mueller-led trial of Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, on tax and bank fraud charges. Gates served as...
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