Lawyers for Rick Gates withdraw
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Three lawyers for Rick Gates, the Trump campaign aide and Paul Manafort business partner who was indicted in October by Robert Mueller, are withdrawing as counsel, Politico reports.
- Why it matters: As Politico notes, "speculation has been mounting that [Gates] might be seeking to cooperate with the Mueller investigation."
- What's next: Gates' criminal trial isn't expected to begin until September.