/Prosecutors say Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling ‘discernible lies’ after agreeing to cooperate

Prosecutors say Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling ‘discernible lies’ after agreeing to cooperate

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The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office said in a new court filing that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling “discernible lies” after agreeing to cooperate in the Russia probe.
Prosecutors said Manafort lied in statements he made about his association with a Russian-Ukrainian political operative, wire transfers to a firm Manafort was a client of, and Manafort’s communications with Trump administration officials, among other things.
They also said Manafort lied about “information pertinent to another Department of Justice investigation.”

The special counsel Robert Mueller said in a new court filing Friday that Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, told “discernible lies” after agreeing to cooperate with the ongoing Russia investigation.

Prosecutors said Manafort lied about several topics, including:See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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