Former Trump Campaign Adviser Sentenced

Former Trump campaign adviser, who cooperated with Robert Mueller, has received his sentence which includes 45 days of jail time to be served on the weekends.

According to The Hill:

Former Trump campaign associate Rick Gates on Tuesday was sentenced to 45 days in jail after pleading guilty to charges involving financial fraud and lying to federal investigators.

Gates also received three years of probation and a $20,000 fine, according to reports.

Gates cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office following his February 2018 guilty plea. He later testified in the trials of his former boss and onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and President Trump’s longtime associate Roger Stone.

In a filing last week, U.S. attorneys said Gates’ cooperation with federal investigators amounted to “extraordinary assistance.”

Federal prosecutors have acknowledged that Gates met with investigators over 50 times during the Mueller investigation.


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