WASHINGTON – Trumps ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort in a federal court the request is filed that the charges against him be dismissed. According to Manafort has special prosecutor Robert Mueller to his jurisdiction exceeded because he Manafort wants to prosecute for crimes that are not related to its investigation of potential Russian interference in the American elections of 2016.
In a 46-page thick document has Manaforts lawyer at the district court in the district of Columbia set forth that his client is being threatened with additional charges such as money laundering and illegal lobbying. According to the request must be Mueller only deal with matters concerning the Russian interference.
The special prosecutor has been granted permission for a broader investigation. ,,That extra power is, however, not a blank cheque,” said Manaforts lawyer.