Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Paul Manafort Agrees To Plead Guilty In Deal With Special Counsel Robert Mueller


Former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to resolve charges filed by special counsel Robert Mueller, but it is not clear if the longtime Republican operative will cooperate with prosecutors against President Donald Trump.

With the newly revised charges, it is not clear what kind of prison sentence Manafort could be facing. Before the deal, he faced the possibility of decades in prison, which given his age would have effectively been a life term.

Manafort was convicted last month on bank and tax fraud charges. Jurors deadlocked on 10 other counts, for which Mueller could have sought a retrial.

He has been held in jail since June after Mueller accused him in the Washington case of trying to tamper with witnesses against him.

Read more at CNBC.



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