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Manafort, Gates Indicted By Mueller Special Investigation

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on Monday was charged by the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in last year's U.S. election.

Manafort was charged along with his long time business associate, Rick Gates. In addition, George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign adviser, has pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents about his contacts with Russians.

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Ryan Lucas covers the Justice Department for NPR.
Rachel Martin is a host of Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
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