Special prosecutor Robert Mueller has sought another delay in the sentencing of a Trump operative who pleaded guilty.
Rick Gates, who worked with Paul Manafort on behalf of President Donald Trump’s campaign, should not be sentenced yet because he “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,” Mueller’s team said in court documents.
The news was broken by The Atlantic's Natasha Bertrand on Twitter.
JUST IN: Mueller has requested another delay in Rick Gates' sentencing. "Defendant Gates continues to cooperate wit… https://t.co/JlNPNfuTKF— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand) 1547569838.0