Whether the public will ever get to see the entire Mueller report got even murkier yesterday after newfound Trump loyalist Sen.
That comes nearly exactly 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives in an incredibly rare unanimous act of bipartisanship, voted 420-0 to demand the Dept. of Justice publicly release the full Mueller report, with the exception of any classified information.
President Donald Trump, blasting the special counsel's investigation as "illegal" and "conflicted", said there should be no final report by Robert Mueller.More news: Brainstorm Health: Inactive Ingredients, Gene Edited Babies, Abraxane in Pancreatic Cancer
Trump has denied collusion or any other wrongdoing. Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow, and has characterized the Mueller probe as a "witch hunt".
Gates pleaded guilty previous year to conspiracy and false statement charges related to Ukrainian lobbying and political consulting he carried out with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
He then turned state's witness against Manafort, testifying that, among other things, they teamed up to hide millions of dollars in offshore bank accounts so Manafort could cheat his taxes.More news: James Gunn Rehired to Direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'
Gates, a former associate of the doubly sentenced Paul Manafort, has was an instrumental witness during Manafort's Eastern District of Virginia trial.
"Andrew Weissmann will be concluding his detail to the Special Counsel's Office in the near future", special counsel spokesman Peter Carr told NBC News on Thursday.
After pleading guilty to tax fraud and failing to register as a foreign agent, US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort also lied "intentionally" to the FBI, Mueller and the grand jury "concerning matters that were material to the investigation: his interactions and communications" with suspected Russian intelligence agent Konstantin Kilimnik, Bertrand noted.More news: US Offers Sympathy After New Zealand Mosque Shootings