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Manafort vs Gates

Is there any speculation that Manafort’s light sentencing could be strategic to keep Gates talking? I wonder if he’d gotten the full 30+ years, Gates might have just stopped talking. Nothing would surprise me at this point.

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  1. I don’t see how that would work. Judges decide this, not prosecutors, and the prosecution had argued for a significantly longer sentence in each court, as I recall. Moreover why would Gates stop talking if there’s a longer sentence for not doing so for someone else? That’s literally the opposite of what you’d expect someone to take away from that message.

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