Paul Manafort

  • Politics
    Rick Gates

    Gates pleads guilty to two criminal charges

    A business partner of Donald Trump’s former presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two criminal charges brought by Robert Mueller’s Special Counsels Office investigation. Rick Gates was Manafort’s former business partner in a firm that lobbied on behalf of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich. Yanukovich was forced to…

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  • Nation

    Weissmann met with AP to discuss Manafort case before joining special counsel

    A senior Justice Department prosecutor in Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel office held a meeting with Associated Press journalists last spring to discuss an investigation into Paul Manafort’s financial record, a day before the wire service published a major expose disclosing alleged money laundering made by the former and now embattled…

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