Paul Manafort will learn his fate Thursday afternoon, when a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, sentences the former Trump campaign chair for financial fraud convictions.
Manafort was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud last year following a lengthy trial in the Eastern District of Virginia. It garnered significant media attention, in part because Manafort was the first defendant in a case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller III to force prosecutors to trial. The longtime lobbyist will also be the first person convicted in Mueller’s probe to receive more than a month in prison.
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