Trump ex-cam­paign aide pleads guilty

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Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s for­mer cam­paign chair­man,

and a for­mer busi­ness as­so­ciate, Rick Gates, sur­ren­dered to fed­eral au­thor­i­ties on Mon­day in the first charges stem­ming from the spe­cial in­ves­ti­ga­tion into pos­si­ble ties be­tween Trump’s pres­i­den­tial cam­paign and Rus­sia.

Manafort and Gates sur­ren­dered to fed­eral au­thor­i­ties in Wash­ing­ton, and are ex­pected in court to face charges brought by Mueller’s team, ac­cord­ing to one per­son fa­mil­iar with the in­ves­ti­ga­tion. A sec­ond per­son said that Gates had worked out an ar­range­ment to turn him­self in on Mon­day.

The charges, which have not been made pub­lic, are the first in spe­cial coun­sel Robert Mueller’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion into po­ten­tial co­or­di­na­tion be­tween Rus­sia and the Trump cam­paign.

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