WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, will be sentenced for bank and tax fraud on March 8, according to a court filing posted on Thursday, just days before he is due to be sentenced in a separate case for lobbying violations.
Manafort, 69, could spend the rest of his life in prison for charges stemming from his work as an international political consultant and lobbyist.
He is one of the first people in Trump’s orbit to face criminal charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Mueller is urging a …read more
Source: Pakistan Today