"– To say that I feel humiliated and ashamed, would be a big understatement ... My professional and financial life is sacrificed."
"the Words dropped by the Paul Manafort, on Thursday, in connection with that he got his first imprisonment and miljonböter for, among other things, fraud and tax evasion. 69-year-old Manafort, rewritten in the united states for his extravagant lifestyle and for many years a profile in republican circles in Washington DC, was driven into court in Virginia in a wheelchair, dressed in a green prison. During his short speech, he asked not for forgiveness – something Virginiadomaren T S Ellis noted and hinted that he should do when he gets the next punishment."
"Possibly, he is right. The judge Manafort faced during Wednesday is more stringent than the Ellis, according to the news site Bloomberg : Amy Berman Jackson, who seems at a federal court in Washington, D.C., which last summer decided to Manafort would sit behind bars because he is accused of vittnespåverkan."
"It was in her court as the former kampanjchefen in the fall, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and promised to cooperate with the special prosecutor Robert mueller's so-called Rysslandsutredning, which examines the Russian influence on the election campaign in 2016 and, possibly, the relations between Trumpkampanjen and Moscow."
"Manafort was Trumps kampanjchef between may and August 2016 but he was forced to resign since it emerged that he worked for the proryske Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and received illegal payments."
"It was also Amy Berman Jackson, who earlier in the winter stated that Manafort violated the settlement agreement with Mueller by lying to investigators about, among other things, their contacts with the former partner Konstantin Kilimnik. According to public prosecutor shall Manafort during the election campaign have shared the opinion polls with Kilimnik, who are suspected of having links to the Russian intelligence service, and discussed a possible plan to lift the U.S. sanctions imposed against Russia after the annexation of Ukrainian Crimea."
"ostrich skins and cars"
"The past year has been transformative for the Manafort previously owned luxury housing, cars, antiques and upscale clothing – like a jacket in the pytonormskinn and one in ostrich skins, both worth hundreds of thousands of dollars."
"President Trump, who repeatedly refused to dealings with Moscow and attacked the Rysslandsutredningen, has expressed sympathy for Manafort. A number of analysts in the USA conclude that Manafort lied to investigators to protect the president in the hope to eventually be pardoned."
"Paul Manafort, a political consultant who turn 70 in a few weeks. Has over the years worked with both Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H W Bush and Bob Dole presidentkampanjer."
"In the 1980s, he was a lobbyingföretag in Washington DC which helped political candidates to get elected and then pursue lobbying on these. Then bet he is on foreign policy lobbyingarbete. Have worked for the Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos and several african autocrats."
"Between may and August 2016, he was director for Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Manafort resigned since his work for the proryske Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, which, among other things, have resulted in illegal payments of approximately sek 100 million, has become known. He has been convicted of several crimes within the framework of the so-called Rysslandsutredningen."
"the Suspicions of collusion between Trumps staff and the Russian government, which u.s. intelligence agencies have ruled meddled in the electoral campaign of 2016, has followed the president since he took office in 2017. This is partly because Russia's U.S. ambassador Sergey Kisljak has had several meetings with representatives of the Trumpkampanjen before the election."
"Donald Trump himself has repeatedly said that his campaign is not a conspiracy with Russia and called mueller's investigation of a witch-hunt. Although Moscow has denied any involvement in the attempt to influence the presidential election."
"Rysslandsutredningen has so far resulted in at least seven of the persons recognized guilty or convicted and that at least 27 have been charged, at the side of the three Russian companies. Among the convicted is the president's former kampanjchef Paul Manafort and Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen."
"Rysslandsutredningen is almost completed, according to reports in the american media. When fully completed, will Robert Mueller to hand over to attorney general William Barr, who was appointed by the Trump, and as in the past criticized the investigation – which determines how much of it should be published."
"Source: The Wall Street Journal with several"