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ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — Jury deliberations are expected to resume in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Monday marks the third day that jurors ponder the 18-count indictment. Federal prosecutors in the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, allege that Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income. They also say … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Trump calls Manafort a ‘good person,’ as jury deliberates

ALEXANDRIA, Va — President Donald Trump on Friday defended Paul Manafort, his former campaign chairman on trial for financial fraud, calling him a “very good person” as a jury entered its second day of deliberations. Manafort is accused of hiding from the IRS millions that he made advising Russia-backed politicians in Ukraine, and then lying … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Trump calls Manafort a ‘good person,’ as jury deliberates

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury deliberations under way in fraud trial of Paul Manafort

ALEXANDRIA, Va— Jurors began their deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who prosecutors say earned $60 million advising Russia-backed politicians in Ukraine, hid much of it from the IRS and then lied to banks to get loans when the money dried up. Manafort’s defense countered that he wasn’t culpable … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury deliberations under way in fraud trial of Paul Manafort

ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Jury to begin deliberating in Manafort financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash for his luxurious lifestyle and lied some more to procure millions in bank loans when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial. Jurors will begin deliberations Thursday. In his defense, … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Jury to begin deliberating in Manafort financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va | ‘Manafort and his lies’ at heart of case, prosecution argues

ALEXANDRIA, Va — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial. The government’s case boils down to “Mr. Manafort and his lies,” prosecutor Greg Andres said. “When … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | ‘Manafort and his lies’ at heart of case, prosecution argues

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Closing arguments set in Manafort’s financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the first trial to emerge from … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Closing arguments set in Manafort’s financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

ALEXANDRIA, Va — Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the first trial to emerge from … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Manafort trial turns from prosecution’s case to his defense

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Prosecutors rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, closing two weeks of testimony that depicted him as using millions of dollars hidden in offshore accounts to fund a luxurious lifestyle — and later obtaining millions more in bank loans under false … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Manafort trial turns from prosecution’s case to his defense