Paul Manafort sentenced to serve a total of 7.5 years in prison

Paul Manafort’s full sentence is seven and a half years between the two courts. It appears he will get credit for time served and for good behavior, which will likely shorten that sentence.

Here’s how it breaks down:

In Virginia, he was sentenced to 47 months.

In DC, he was sentenced to 73 months.

The first 30 months will be served concurrently. He then will have 17 months from Virginia and an additional 43 months from DC sentencing to serve consecutively.

WASHINGTON – Paul Manafort, the man who helped guide Donald Trump to the presidency, was sentenced to a total of more than seven years in federal prison on Wednesday after a judge added 43 months to the sentence he received in another case last week.

The pair of prison sentences marks the end of Manafort’s abrupt transformation from a globe-trotting political operative with mansions and lavish clothing to a frail-looking, wheelchair-bound, gray-haired inmate who, in his own words, had been “humiliated” by his changed circumstances.

Manafort, speaking from a wheelchair, told the judge: “I want to say to you now that I am sorry for what I’ve done.”

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson appeared unpersuaded. She said Manafort had spent much of his career “gaming the system,” that he cheated taxpayers so that he could maintain an extravagant lifestyle with “more suits than a man can wear,” and that he remained unrepentant despite his apology. “Saying I’m sorry I got caught is not an inspiring plea for leniency.”

A federal judge in Virginia sentenced Manafort to 47 months in prison last week for a scheme to defraud banks and taxpayers out of millions of dollars.

Jackson added more than three years to that in the related case in Washington, where he faced a maximum of 10 years. She also ordered him to spend three years on federal supervision when he is freed from prison and to pay $6 million in restitution. The nine months he has already spent in jail will count toward his sentence.

Her decision brings Manafort’s total prison sentence to 7 ½ years.

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30 Responses to Paul Manafort sentenced to serve a total of 7.5 years in prison

  1. vitaminlover says:

    Tee hee!! Now this buzzard was unrepentant last week. Now with second sentencing he decides to change his tune which I feel was fake. Then after (or was it before?) he was blessed with 16 more counts ! So he thought he had his game all together. NOT!

  2. Kevin Downing is a thuggish liar…………..

  3. Manhattan waiting……………………….

  4. rikyrah says:

    From Silverman at BJ:

    Adam L Silverman says:
    March 13, 2019 at 1:17 pm
    @dr. bloor: The last thing Manafort wants is to be subject to the New York penal system.Right now his attorney is most likely on the phone with Emmitt Flood begging him to make sure the President doesn’t pardon Manafort. Because as soon as it looks like he’ll not be subject to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Vance is going to demand he be held pre trial as both a flight risk and because he has a Federal court documented history of witness tampering and intimidation. And in order to keep him safe in the New York prison system, he’ll have to be held in solitary. And this won’t be the suite of two rooms with a private shower and toilet and one room for a work space that he had in Federal pretrial detention.

  5. rikyrah says:


    She had that shyt ALLLLLLL prepared and ready to go…


  6. rikyrah says:

    Now, it’s time for other states to do the same.

  7. rikyrah says:


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