Lawyers for Manafort associate Rick Gates are out

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  • A group of lawyers representing Rick Gates, one of Paul Manafort’s longtime associates who is facing money laundering charges in the Russia investigation, has quit the case, effective immediately.
  • The attorneys filed the request on Thursday, according to a court document. The reason for their withdrawal was not immediately known.

Lawyers representing Rick Gates, the longtime associate of Paul Manafort, who is facing money laundering charges in the Russia investigation, have quit the case, effective immediately.

Gates’ counsel filed the request on Thursday according to a court document. The reason for their withdrawal was not immediately known, but the document cites information that is currently the subject of a motion which remains under court seal.

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