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Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort pleads guilty to conspiracy, agrees to cooperate with Mueller

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The crimes that Manafort, 69, admitted to in U.S. District Court in Washington relate to consulting work and money earned from that work on behalf of pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine. That work predated Manafort's tenure on the Trump campaign.
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What Paul Manafort Could Tell Mueller About Trump-Russia Probe: Ex-Campaign Manager to Make Plea Deal

2 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

The former powerful lobbyist played a key role in the heart of the president's 2016 campaign.
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Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty In Agreement To Avert A Second Federal Trial

Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty In Agreement To Avert A Second Federal Trial

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman won't go on trial in Washington, D.C., this month after all following his decision to admit guilt on some of the charges he was facing. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Manafort expected to plead guilty, avoid new trial

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday to reduced federal charges in a deal with prosecutors that will allow him to avoid a second trial scheduled to begin next week, a new court filing shows. The charges are related to Manafort's Ukrainian political consulting work. Friday's court filing said Manafort's homes in New York City, in the Hamptons and in Virginia, as well as money from his bank accounts and life insurance policies may be seized by the government as part of the deal.
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WATCH: Former Trump campaign chairman to plead guilty

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Paul Manafort will plead guilty in federal court and forfeit many of his assets, according to a court filing.
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Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty In Special Counsel Robert Mueller Probe

Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty In Special Counsel Robert Mueller Probe

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

It's not clear yet whether the former Trump campaign chairman's plea deal includes an agreement to cooperate.
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Paul Manafort becomes the fifth Trump campaign team member to plead guilty to criminal charges

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Mueller's team has obtained an additional two plea deals from individuals outside the campaign and indictments against 26 others.
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Former Trump manager Manafort to plead guilty in Mueller probe: court documents

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal counts as part of a deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, court documents showed on Friday in what could be a blow to Trump in the long-running investigation of Russian election influence.
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The Latest: Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort :
10:10 a.m.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is expected to plead guilty to federal charges as part of a deal with the special counsel's office.
A court filing Friday shows a plea hearing is set for later in the morning.
The plea deal would allow Manafort to avoid a second trial that had been scheduled to start next week in Washington.
Manafort was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia.
Prosecutors had filed new charging documents against Manafort.
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Paul Manafort to plead guilty, forfeit many assets in special counsel probe

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will plead guilty ahead of a second trial, according to a court filing signed by special counsel Robert Mueller, ABC News has learned.
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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appears to reach plea deal

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort appears to have agreed to plead guilty in a foreign-lobbying and money laundering case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. Prosecutors filed a new slimmed-down set of charges against Manafort Friday morning, reining in the felony counts against him from seven to just two: conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to obstruct justice. The charges were filed in a form that is typically a prelude to a guilty plea. The move likely scuttles a high-profile second trial Manafort was expected to face in Washington in the...
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Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort agrees to plead guilty in deal with Robert Mueller

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

It is not yet clear if Paul Manafort will cooperate with federal prosecutors against President Donald Trump, whose campaign he managed for several months in 2016.
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