WASHINGTON – The lawsuit that this week would start against Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of Donald Trump, has been postponed until July 31. Judge T. S. Ellis III on Monday agreed to a request from the lawyers of Manafort. Their client is the bank and tax fraud charged, but denies guilt.
The defense had more time asked to be the vast dossier better to be able to study. The team of special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, that the research of possible Russian interference in the American election of 2016, gathered a lot of information about the comings and goings of Manafort before Trump went to work.
The allegations because of criminal behaviour and stand apart from influencing the ballot by the Kremlin. Ellis also decided the names of the five witnesses to make known for whom Mueller immunity had asked. The process was originally the Wednesday start. In september a second case against Manafort on the role. Then it goes under more about bribery of witnesses and are lobbying for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine.
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