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Described as a gritty criminal without remorse

NEW YORK (Dagbladet): Manafort was valgkampsjefen to America's current president, Donald Trump, in the months around the crucial republican congress in the sum

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Described as a gritty criminal without remorse

NEW YORK (Dagbladet): Manafort was valgkampsjefen to America's current president, Donald Trump, in the months around the crucial republican congress in the summer of 2016. Now he is very dålig an before sentencing in two criminal cases against him.

Saturday was a new note from the federal prosecutors made public. Where is the political consultant and lobbyisten Paul Manafort (69) described in dire terms.

According to the prosecutors is Manafort a gritty criminal without remorse as" repeatedly" and "shamelessly" broke a number of laws over a period of more than ten years. They believe there are no extenuating circumstances when he is now in the next few weeks to get his sentencing, writes the New York Times.


the Note is sent into one of the two kriminalsakene Manafort face. The prosecution takes no position on exactly how long a prison sentence he should get, or if the punishment in this case in Washington D. C. should come on top of the punishment he is expected to get about a short time in the Virginia case.

Referee: Manafort lied deliberately in the face of the FBI

- for over a decade broke Manafort law repeatedly and shamelessly. The crimes of his continued until he was indicted the first time in October 2017, and remarkably still, it also unabated after that the indictment was taken out, type the prosecution.

They are referring to Manaforts lies to the FBI, other government authorities and his own lawyer.

If he is released, there is a high risk of recidivism, states the prosecution.

the Rest of your life

The new note comes after it is already clear that Manafort risk to spend between 19,5 and a 24.5 years in prison for the offences he is convicted in the first trial in Virginia.

The two further offences, he acknowledged straffskyld for Washington, D. C., is punishable by up to five years each. Thus, he can gain a further penalty of ten years besides the punishment from the Virginia trial. Now open the prosecution that he can get an even harsher punishment than ten years ' imprisonment for the offences in D. C., writes CNN.

One meeting will be the core of Russia-the investigation

Manafort, which fills 70 years this spring, will even get the opportunity to argue his case before sentencing. It goes as the prosecution wants, he will likely spend the rest of his life in jail.

Manafort and his business partner and second-in-command in Trumps campaigning, Rick Gates, were the first two people who were indicted in Mueller-investigation. So far, the special investigator Robert Muellers investigation of the relations to Russia led to charges against 34 individuals - including six former Trump employees and three companies, writes the AP.

- Lied to investigators

Manafort was last year found guilty in a court of law in Virginia for five cases of skattesvindel, two cases of banksvindel and to not to have entered a foreign bank account.

Later signed him to a deal with the government and said the guilty in the other two tiltalepunkter related to conspiracy against the united STATES in his work as a lobbyist in Ukraine and to attempts to influence a witness. He also pledged to cooperate with Mueller-the investigation in the hopes of getting a reduced prison sentence.

Online cordage around "Trumps villains"

But the prosecution says that just weeks after he agreed to cooperate, he lied repeatedly to investigators.

Among other things, he lied about the contact he had with Constantine Kilimnik - an account that the united STATES believes to have ties to Russian intelligence. Manafort will have shared polling data related to the Trumps campaigning with Kilimnik.

New charges

Prosecutors said earlier this month that Manafort and Kilimnik met in august 2016, and that this meeting goes to the "heart" of the Mueller-investigation. Manafort lied about this meeting, and thus, he broke the tos to get a milder punishment.

As if that isn't enough, plan the u.s. attorney in New York, according to the New York Times and Bloomberg News, to aim Manafort for the violation of state tax laws and other finansforbrytelser. This means that Manafort can be forced to serve a prison sentence even if president Trump chooses to pardon him for federal crimes, writes the Washington Post.

Trump has not said whether he wants to pardon his former valgkampsjef, but he has previously expressed support for him.

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