Manafort ex-business partner Rick Gates testifies they committed crimes together

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The witness, who is cooperating with prosecutors, claimed he assisted Paul Manafort in filing false tax returns

The former Donald Trump campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were partners in crime who filed false tax returns and hid millions of dollars overseas, Gates told a court on Monday.

Once Manafort’s deputy in a lucrative political consulting business, Gates is expected to be the government’s star witness at his former boss’s high profile trial for bank fraud and tax evasion.

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