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Rick Gates Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail and $20,000 Fine

HeadlineDec 18, 2019

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and a $20,000 fine for participating in a criminal financial scheme and for lying to federal investigators. Gates testified against Trump’s former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and Trump’s longtime friend and former campaign adviser, Roger Stone, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Trump’s 2016 campaign’s links to Russia. Manafort has now been hospitalized for a heart-related condition while serving his federal prison sentence.

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