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Rick Gates assistant and key co-operative in the study of Russia's special council is not ready to be convicted because it continues to help in "several ongoing investigations," prosecutors said in court Friday.
Gates is a central figure in Special Adviser Robert Muller's investigation into Russian election intervention and possible co-ordination with Trump's campaign. But he also helps the federal authorities in New York seeking Trump's inaugural commission as well as lobbying on behalf of foreign interests from prominent Washington insiders. is wrapped up. But it is not clear whether Friday's delay is an indication that Muller may present his confidential report soon or whether it is related to the state of other investigations.
Submission requested another 60 days to update US judge Amy Berman Jackson on whether Gates could proceed to conviction. The court met the request later on Friday.
Gates helped the government get a court sentence for Mannorth last year. Prosecutors note that he continues to provide Mannorth's timeline information on Trump's campaign, although none of them are accused of offenses related to Russian election intervention. a federal judge earlier this year to meet Gates with Mannorth in August 201
Separately, federal prosecutors in New York investigate the presidential constitution committee, where Gates plays a major role. Investigators are checking whether foreigners have contributed illegally to the commission that has collected $ 107 million for Trump's inaugural events and how this money has been spent. –
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