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.
However, none of the charges relate to collusion with Russian Federation in the election.
It comes three weeks after Paul Manafort was convicted in a separate trial on eight counts related to financial fraud, and as the Mueller investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation increasingly pressures the White House.
A juror in the Virginia case said she discounted testimony from Gates but found the documents that prosecutors introduced to be "overwhelming" in favor of conviction.
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President Donald Trump with Paul Manafort (far right) and Rick Gates (centre).
The pressure on Manafort only grew after he was convicted last month in a Virginia trial on bank fraud and tax fraud charges brought by Mueller.
As part of the deal, Mr Manafort, 69, could be required to cooperate with Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow. The president has signaled that he's sympathetic to Manafort's cause, and in comments to Politico, his attorney-spokesman Rudy Giuliani said a plea without a cooperation agreement wouldn't foreclose the possibility of a pardon.
Over a 40-year career, Manafort redefined and expanded Washington's influence industry domestically and internationally, parlaying successful campaigns into lobbying opportunities. "MANAFORT generated more than 60 million dollars in income as a result of his Ukraine work". Trump has raised the idea of a pardon for Manafort with White House aides and others, a source told NPR. Even after his indictment last October, though, prosecutors say he continued to commit crimes by tampering with witnesses.
Manafort has been in jail since June, when the judge in the D.C. case, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, threw him in pretrial detention for alleged witness tampering.
The flight carrying Kulsoom Nawaz's mortal remains landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore in wee hours on Friday. Along with him, Sharif's daughter, grand children and other immediate family members will land with the body of Kulsoom Nawaz.
Former Tottenham and Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov has backed Liverpool to come out victorious this weekend. It was kind of a wake-up call for the players. "I fancy Liverpool based on the counter-attack game".
He had his fourth back surgery in April of last year, and at this time last year he had just been cleared to chip and putt. He is more likely to win the event and get his first victory of the season because he is only a couple shots off the lead.
The mainline releases will be sprinkled throughout 2019, and we'll update when more info is available on those release dates. Now, thanks to a press release from Microsoft , we know that those ports are also coming over to Xbox One.
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The base level iPhone is now the iPhone 7 with a 4.7-inch display, A10 Fusion chip, water proofing and stereo speaker setup. If you want a 2018 iPhone (and not the iPhone 8 , 8 Plus or iPhone 7), you can keep a little more money in the bank.
With two SIMs available to them, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max , and iPhone XR users will be able to use two numbers at the same time. Apple likes surprises, but don't expect the first Apple vehicle to rise from the floor of the Steve Jobs Theater.
While this means no more free multiplayer, it's also a service that, like PSN, will be giving you perks for subscribing. Despite being classic NES games, Nintendo has at least been kind enough to add some modern day functionality to them.
A storm surge warning has been issued from South Santee River, SC, to Duck, NC, and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. It will possibly weaken somewhat as it nears land - but that will hardly change the flooding threat.
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