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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, … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort Verdict Watch

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CN) – Heading into a second day of deliberations Friday, Paul Manafort’s jury is learning quickly that the presiding judge has few indulgences for them. When the 12-person panel paused their efforts just before 5 p.m. Thursday to … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 10

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CN) – Said in earlier testimony to have helped Paul Manafort fraudulently secure loans, the next and potentially last witness slated to testify Monday is bank officer James Brennan. On the stand last week, Federal Savings Bank senior … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 9

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN)A court filing from special counsel Robert Mueller signals that Rick Gates may be assisting the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election beyond the case against Paul Manafort. In a filing Thursday, Mueller’s team said it … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 8

Prosecutors frustrated by repeated slapdowns from the judge at Paul Manafort’s trial made a formal written protest Thursday, complaining they were unfairly called out in front of the jury. U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis sharply dressed down prosecutors on … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 7

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) Paul Manafort recommended a banker who allegedly loaned him money under false pretenses be nominated as President Donald Trump’s Army secretary, Rick Gates testified Tuesday. Gates, who was working on Trump’s transition team, testified that Manafort had … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 6

The Paul Manafort trial enters it’s sixth day with the former Trump campaign manager’s former business associate Rick Gates taking the stand once again. Gates, who was called to the stand just after 4:00 p.m on Monday, is expected to … Continue reading

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