Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty in Mueller investigation

  • Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
2:53 p.m Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 Politics

Rick Gates, a former aide in President Donald Trump's campaign, pleaded guilty to making false statements and conspiring against the United States on Friday, making him the fifth person to enter a guilty plea in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.