Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Charged on Several Counts

Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged Manafort and Rick Gates on numerous counts, including conspiracy against the United States.

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President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges. The charges were the first stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible ties between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The indictment filed in federal court in Washington accused both men of funneling tens of millions of dollars in payments through…

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