The courtroom drama spilled into Wednesday as Manafort’s lawyers continued to blast Rick Gates in a withering cross-examination.
Manafort’s lawyers accused Rick Gates of having four extra-marital affairs and suggested he lied to Mueller’s prosecutors about it, which could put his plea deal in jeopardy.
According to reporters present, there was an audible gasp in the courtroom after Rick Gates was accused of having four extra-marital affairs.
Gates testified Tuesday he told his wife about his extra-marital affair.
Via New York Times reporter, Kenneth Vogel, who was in the courtroom (overflow room) Wednesday morning:
DRAMA: MANAFORT’s attys accuse GATES of having FOUR extra-marital affairs, & suggest that he lied to MUELLER’s team about them, which they contend could jeopardize Gates’s plea agreement.
Prosecutors objected to questioning, & after sidebar with Judge, Manafort’s attys back down.
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