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Manafort Receives 43 More Months in Prison as NY DA Indicts Him on 16 Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 12:31pm 3/13/2019 at 12:31pm
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US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Paul Manafort, the former campaign chair for President Donald Trump, to an additional 43 months.

US District Judge T.S. Ellis sentenced Manafort to 47 months. That means Manafort will spend 90 months in prison for a total of 7.5 years, “minus nine months credit for...

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Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:07pm 3/7/2019 at 7:07pm
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Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chair was sentenced to 47 months in prison Thursday evening. Prosecutors requested 19-24 years.

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Blockbuster Russia collusion story collapses, NY Times issues devastating “correction”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 9:30pm 1/9/2019 at 9:30pm
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The NY Times broke a story asserting that Paul Manafort passed secret polling data to a Russian Oligarch with close ties to Russian intelligence:

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Manafort May Face New Trial as Mueller Considers New Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/30/2018 at 1:00pm
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I blogged on Tuesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller claimed that Paul Manafort, the former chairman for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, lied to the FBI and investigators “on a variety of subject matters.”

Since that happened, Manafort’s plea agreement fell apart and now Mueller’s team is considering filing new charges...

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Mueller Claims Manafort Lied to the FBI, Investigators ‘On a Variety of Subject Matters’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00am 11/27/2018 at 11:00am
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller claims that Paul Manafort, the former chairman for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, lied to the FBI and investigators “on a variety of subject matters,” which means he broke his plea agreement. NBC News continued:

Manafort, 69, was convicted of eight counts of tax evasion and bank fraud in...

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Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty in Federal Court, Will Cooperate With Mueller

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:00am 9/14/2018 at 11:00am
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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faced a second trial this month on seven counts of foreign lobbying violations and witness tampering.

Reports have surfaced this morning that Manafort will plead guilty to two criminal charges. Special counsel Robert Mueller

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Manafort and Cohen convictions don’t change much politically

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 9:20pm 8/21/2018 at 9:20pm
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#TheResistance thinks they got him.

The convictions of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen are it. Trump’s gonna go.

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MANAFORT VERDICT: Guilty on 8 Counts, Mistrial on 10 Others

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 4:30pm 8/21/2018 at 4:30pm
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The jury in the Paul Manafort trial found him guilty on eight counts in connection to bank and tax fraud and the judge declared a mistrial on the other 10 counts.

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No Manafort verdict Monday, but the jury did order lunch for Tuesday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/20/2018 at 9:00pm
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No verdict to day in the Paul Manafort case.

The jury deliberated a little later than usual, until about 6:15 p.m., but then adjourned to resume tomorrow.

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John Dean: Manafort Judge’s conduct has been “UNAMERICAN!”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 10:00am 8/19/2018 at 10:00am
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Manafort jury leaves for weekend after failed media attempt to unseal names and addresses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 5:09pm 8/17/2018 at 5:09pm
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The jury in the Paul Manafort trial has ended deliberations for the day without a verdict. This comes after jury questions yesterday, including asking the judge to clarify the meaning of “reasonable doubt.”

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, Paul Manafort is being prosecuted because of who he knows. I hope he walks, the...

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Paul Manafort is being prosecuted because of who he knows. I hope he walks.

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/16/2018 at 9:00pm
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The jury ended its first day of deliberations in the prosecution of Paul Manafort in the Eastern District of Virginia. When this trial is over, Manafort faces a second trial on other charges in federal court in D.C.

The jury asked the judge for help understanding “reasonable doubt.” As is usual in...

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Virginia Federal Judge: Mueller can continue to prosecute Manafort for matters unrelated to the campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:32pm 6/26/2018 at 9:32pm
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In early May 2018, we reported on comments by the U.S. District Court Judge in Virginia that had many pundits giddy.

The Judge lambasted Robert Mueller’s team during a hearing on whether to dismiss the Superseding Indictment, Manafort Judge: Mueller only really cares about the “prosecution or impeachment” of Trump:

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Robert Mueller to provide Paul Manafort with free room and board until September

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/15/2018 at 1:00pm
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally has sent someone to jail. Paul Manafort.

For nothing having to do with Russia or the Trump campaign.

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Mueller and His Team Accuse Manafort of Witness Tampering

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7:00am 6/5/2018 at 7:00am
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In a court filing Monday, U.S. Special Counselor accused former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort of tampering with potential witnesses.

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Manafort hearing transcript reflects Mueller fishing expedition being put on trial

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:35pm 5/5/2018 at 9:35pm
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We reported on Friday about the hearing in federal court in Virginia regarding Paul Manafort’s request to have his criminal indictment and case dismissed because it was beyond the jurisdiction of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to prosecute.

Statements made by the judge during the hearing generated a lot of news, 

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Manafort Judge: Mueller only really cares about the “prosecution or impeachment” of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:36pm 5/4/2018 at 12:36pm

Almost since the day Robert Mueller was appointed, I have been pointing out that Mueller has gone rogue and is employing a scorched earth strategy to get Trump, on anything.

The Paul Manafort prosecution on things having nothing to do with the reason Mueller was appointed, alleged Russia collusion, is a good...

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