Former Trump Campaign Chairman Surrendering to Justice Department


President Trump’s former 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, Manafort’s former business associate, were told to surrender to federal authorities Monday morning in connection with the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election, The New York Times reports.

CBS News spotted Manafort leaving his apartment in Alexandria, Virginia Monday morning with his lawyer. A federal grand jury used by Special Counsel Robert Mueller approved the first charges stemming from the investigation, CBS News reported Friday.

According to CBS News, the nature of the charges is not clear, nor is the identity or number of individuals targeted.

Report: Paul Manafort, Rick Gates told to surrender in Russia probe

Manafort served as campaign chairman of Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign from March until August of last year. The FBI raided his home over the summer. 

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