Gates Still Cooperating With ‘Several Ongoing Investigations,’ Mueller Says

WASHINGTON,DC-FEB23: Rick Gates, a former top official in Trump's campaign, leaves the Federal courthouse with his lawyer Tom Green, in Washington, DC, February 23, 2018, after pleading guilty ti conspiracy and lying... WASHINGTON,DC-FEB23: Rick Gates, a former top official in Trump's campaign, leaves the Federal courthouse with his lawyer Tom Green, in Washington, DC, February 23, 2018, after pleading guilty ti conspiracy and lying to the FBI(Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 15, 2019 12:17 p.m.

Rick Gates is still fully cooperating with multiple federal probes, Gates’ lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller said in a joint status report filed Tuesday.

“Defendant Gates continues to cooperate with respect to several ongoing investigations, and accordingly the parties do not believe it is appropriate to commence the sentencing process at this time,” the parties wrote.

Whatever useful information Gates is providing will ultimately factor into the sentence that federal prosecutors recommend for the former Trump campaign adviser.

Gates’ attorneys and Mueller asked to provide the next update on their conversations to the court by March 15.

Read the filing below.

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