Haley Britzky Feb 2
Lawyers for Rick Gates withdraw
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.