• Paul Manafort to Plead Guilty Ahead of Second Trial

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty to federal crimes.
    Should his plea be accepted by a judge, Manafort will dodge a second trial, which was due to begin later this month and had the potential of adding years onto his existing conviction in Virginia.
    A court document notes that the scheduled pre-trial conference has been replaced with an "arraignment and plea agreement hearing," suggesting that Manafort plans to enter his guilty plea Friday morning. He will reportedly plead guilty to two of the seven charges he faced: conspiring to defraud...
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  • Paul Manafort strikes plea deal with Mueller, new court filing shows

    Paul Manafort strikes plea deal with Mueller, new court filing shows

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Paul Manafort has struck a plea deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a new court filing.
    Manafort will plead guilty to two counts: conspiracy to obstruct justice and conspiracy against the US.
    Manafort has not withdrawn from his joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump, indicating that his plea deal does not include an agreement to cooperate.
    Paul Manafort has struck a plea deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller, new court filings show.
    Prosecutors filed a criminal information against Manafort in court early Friday, shortly before a pretrial hearing...
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