In detailed testimony, Gates walked prosecutors through the step-by-step process on how he and Manafort doctored and backdated documents.
Manafort's lawyers have not yet indicated whether they plan to call witnesses as part of his defense.
He showed jurors how the Federal Bureau of Investigation had painstakingly traced wire transfers from foreign bank accounts to retailers in the United States who sold Manafort expensive goods - including the custom men's clothier Alan Couture, where Manafort bought jackets made of ostrich and python skin that each cost five figures.
Manafort's defense attorneys have attempted to pin responsibility on Gates for the wrongdoing Manafort is charged with. They expect to wrap up their case this week. Gates testified that Manafort asked him to float Calk, who was on Trump's economic advisory council, for Secretary of the Army.
On Wednesday, Ellis reportedly scolded prosecutors in front of jurors over Welch's presence in the courtroom, saying he doesn't allow witnesses to watch trials. Manafort welcomed more than $65 million from Ukrainian political backers' foreign entities into his own secret Cypriot and other offshore accounts during Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's four years in office, according to Magionos.
In another email, Manafort told Dr. K's law firm to make five wire transfers to pay for thousands of dollars worth of clothing from Alan Couture. "You and I were talking during the break--the jury can't be happy with this judge because of the snide, snarky comments".
Downing implied that Gates had lied on the stand, leading senior U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, the 78-year-old Ronald Reagan nominee overseeing the trial, to confer with both sides at the bench. He is testifying as an expert witness in Manafort's financial fraud trial.
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Under questioning, Gates said he may have submitted personal expenses for reimbursement by Trump's inaugural committee, which he helped operate.
At times, Ellis has crossed lines, Litman said.
Gates admitted during testimony on Monday to embezzling money from Manafort. Some of the jurors respond loudly, "Yes, judge" or "Yes, your honor". "Right now, it seems clear that it's the prosecution that should be specifically requesting that instruction from the judge in advance, as Judge Ellis has had some unusually cutting words for the prosecutors in this case".
Following Gates' testimony, prosecutors resumed trying to make their case for financial fraud by Manafort through documentary evidence to demonstrate his control of offshore bank accounts containing millions of dollars not reported to the IRS as required by USA law.
Gates pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy and making false statements in exchange for his testimony against Manafort and cooperation with the Special Counsel's office.
Gates, who had been on stand for more than seven hours by conclusion of Tuesday's testimony, is anticipated to be on stand for an additional hour more of cross-examination, according to Manafort's attorneys. That is expected to continue on Wednesday - and then prosecutors are expected to have an opportunity to question Gates again and try to rehabilitate him.
The questioning is part of the Manafort defense strategy of presenting Gates to the jury as someone who lies and can not be trusted. Downing asked Gates Tuesday, a rhetorical question everyone present at the trial with any courtroom experience saw coming a mile away.