• Paul Manafort on Verge of Plea Deal to Avoid Trial on Fraud, Foreign Agent Charges

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Paul Manafort, a one-time campaign manager of President Donald Trump, appears to be on the verge of a plea deal with federal prosecutors that would avoid a second trial slated to begin later this month, ABC News reports .
    A hearing scheduled for the morning of Sept. 14 was shifted 90 minutes later, when the plea arrangement will be announced, sources told ABC. It is unclear whether it would involve Manafort's cooperation with the FBI investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election led by special counsel Robert Mueller, or if Manafort would plead guilty to stated or...
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