Manafort Expected to Plead Guilty Before New Trial

It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require him to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday ahead of second trial on charges related to Ukrainian political consulting work, a new court filing shows. It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require him to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into possible coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. In the new filing, prosecutors dropped the bulk of the charges against… Read at AP News

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