The deal would make Gates the third campaign or White House staffer to cooperate with the Russia investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, rather than face potential jail time.
The new indictment comes a week after Mueller filed charges against 13 Russians, accusing them of a vast conspiracy to undermine the U.S. presidential election.
By Laura Santhanam
One year into the Trump administration, just 19 percent of Americans say they have “a great amount” of confidence in the presidency, and 8 percent have high confidence in Congress, according to a new poll from the PBS Newshour, NPR…
By Erica R. Hendry
The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court in Washington, D.C., claims the probe into Manafort has extended far beyond ‘links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.”…
By Tom Lobianco, Associated Press
The op-ed was published this week in an English-language newspaper in Ukraine under the byline of a former Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman. Prosecutors also say that Manafort's attorney had assured them the essay wouldn't be published.
By Chad Day, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The op-ed was being drafted as late as last week, with Manafort currently under house arrest.
Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts while he was a member of the Trump campaign, saying that an unidentified senior official directed his contacts. The former national security advisor is the…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Michael Flynn, a prominent Trump backer on the campaign trail, has been a key figure in Mueller’s probe and of particular interest to Trump.
By Erica R. Hendry
Sessions will make his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee starting at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday. Watch live here.
In our news wrap Monday, two of President Trump’s former campaign aides, Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates, will stay under house arrest for now as part of charges in the special counsel’s probe of Russian election-meddling. Also,…
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