Sunday, February 24, 2019

'His criminal actions were bold': Prosecutors urge harsh sentence for Paul Manafort in court memo

By USA Today, Feb. 23, 2019

WASHINGTON – Prosecutors painted a damning picture of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman as a "hardened" criminal who "brazenly violated the law" and urged that his sentence not be reduced in a memo released Saturday. 

In the court filing from special counsel Robert Mueller's office, prosecutors urged a federal judge not to reduce the sentence for Paul Manafort for his conspiracy case in the District of Columbia. Prosecutors said Manafort deserved a significant sentence without specifying what it should be, but that it shouldn't include credit for his promise to cooperate.
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