Trump attacks Mueller day after Manafort accused of lying

Trump attacks Mueller day after Manafort accused of lying

He is the highest-profile witness the Mueller team has charged with crimes as they proceed with the Russian Federation investigation, which was opened to uncover any evidence members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 presidential election.

The filing on Monday was an astonishing break from the bare-bones updates given by the special counsel's office in other cooperators' cases. Manafort denied the accusations in the same document. "To get a cooperation agreement and the chance for a lower sentence was very important to him". With the end of the midterm elections, speculation mounted that Manafort might deliver information that could lead to charges against others in Trump's circle. They say they won't do that now.

Manafort's attorneys disputed the special counsel's characterization.

Manafort's lawyers were just as plain.

Now, Jackson must decide whether Manafort has been telling the truth or not. He called for proceeding to a sentencing hearing.

The president claims the Russian Federation investigation, which has notched up a number of indictments and guilty pleas, including of some of those closest to him, is politically motivated.

"I view this as bad news for Mueller, as well as Manafort, since it means Mueller can not use Manafort to testify against anyone else", said Seth Taube, a former federal prosecutor.

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But things between the special counsel and Manafort have reportedly been rocky for a while. Mueller's office said it would provide further information in a later court filing.

Manafort, 69, was convicted on multiple counts of financial fraud over the summer in connection to work he completed in Ukraine as a political consultant.

What Manafort lied about was not disclosed. So the question is: "What was he hiding that is worse than going to jail for the rest of your life?" said Joyce Vance, a professor of law at the University of Alabama law school and former federal prosecutor. He also faces an additional 10 years in the Virginia case.

Buzzfeed News adds: "Prosecutors said they were done working with Manafort, and asked the judge to set a date for sentencing".

Earlier Monday, former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos reported to a prison in Wisconsin to serve a 14-day sentence for lying to investigators. "Wait until it comes out how horribly & viciously they are treating people, ruining lives for them refusing to lie", Trump wrote on his Twitter account.

Mueller's condemnation of Manafort stands in stark contrast to his filing this month about Manafort's former right-hand man, Rick Gates. It also means that Mueller's team is losing a cooperating witness from the top of Donald Trump's presidential campaign who was present for several key episodes under investigation.

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