Gates was sentenced to 45 weekend days in jail and three years probation for lying to investigators and conspiring to hide millions.
Democrats are now calling in direct witnesses.
Rick Gates reportedly contacted Psy-Group seeking fake online personas to help sway delegates to the Republican National Convention.
On Tuesday, Gates switched from detailing the crimes the pair committed together to talking about wealthy Ukrainians
Manafort's attorneys are expected to portray Gates as a liar who "embezzled millions."
Manafort’s decision to go directly after Rick Gates could throw a wrench in the Russia investigation.
A federal judge sentenced Alex van der Zwaan to 30 days in jail and a $20,000 fine for lying to special counsel Robert Mueller.
Gates was “directly communicating in September and October 2016” with an unidentified person who “has ties to a Russian intelligence service and had such ties in 2016.”
He's the third Trump aide to plead guilty in the special investigation
Indictment alleges Manafort emailed his son-in-law to remind him they were committing fraud
Lobbyists and media consultants are lawyering up to tell the DOJ what they've been doing.
He lamented he can't do what he'd "love to be doing" because he's not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department.