Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty
Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty of a federal conspiracy charge and a conspiracy to obstruct justice.
President Trump’s former campaign chairman has decided to accept a plea deal. Manafort was involved in tax fraud, money laundering, violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act. He is also being charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.
Manafort will relinquish a ton of his assets including his multiple bank accounts, life insurance policy, and some of his properties.
Another part of his plea deal is to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller with the investigation on President Trump and Russia. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has already said Paul Manafort wrongdoing is unrelated to President Trump.
Paul Manafort trial will begin September 24, 2018.