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Judge Gives Manafort Bad News

5 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, a federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday. The decision was a setback for Manafort in his defense against charges of money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an...
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Judge throws out Manafort's latest attempt to block Mueller

Judge throws out Manafort's latest attempt to block Mueller

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

A federal judge blocked Manafort's latest attempts to dismiss one of Robert Mueller's indictments against him.
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U.S. judge refuses to dismiss ex-Trump aide Manafort's criminal case

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - A federal judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss criminal charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after Manafort claimed that Mueller had exceeded his prosecutorial powers.
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'Manafort was an obvious person of interest': Robert Mueller scores a victory after federal judge allows indictment against him to move forward

'Manafort was an obvious person of interest': Robert Mueller scores a victory after federal judge allows indictment against him to move forward

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A federal judge in Washington DC is proceeding with the criminal case brought forward by special counsel Robert Mueller, regarding Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman.
US district judge Amy Jackson declined to throw out the case against Manafort, who faces two indictments from the special counsel.
"Given the combination of his prominence within the campaign and his ties to Ukrainian officials supported by and operating out of Russia, as well as to Russian oligarchs, Manafort was an obvious person of interest," the ruling said.
A federal judge in Washington DC is proceeding with...
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Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
The decision was a setback for Paul Manafort in his defense against charges of money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an unregistered foreign agent. Manafort had argued that Mueller had exceeded his authority because the case was unrelated to Russian election interference.
But U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson disagreed, siding with prosecutors who had...
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Federal judge rejects Manafort's bid to dismiss Mueller indictment

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's attempt to get an indictment against him dismissed by claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment was flawed. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller's prosecution of Manafort on charges of money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent for a Ukrainian political party fell "squarely" within the authority Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein granted Mueller last May. Manafort has filed a similar motion to dismiss another criminal case he faces in federal...
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