Welcome back to Trump Watch. Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to a term of nearly four years in prison for financial fraud during a hearing in Alexandria, Virginia. We’ve got some perspectives from the courtroom. Thanks for reading, and feel free to reach out any time at [email protected].

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III

Inside the hearing

The hours that led up to Paul Manafort receiving his sentence for financial crimes in Virginia were marked by uneasy tension as the onetime Trump campaign chairman, pushed into the courtroom in a wheelchair, cast himself as a chastened man.

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