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President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has just been sent to jail for violating his previous charges of money laundering and tax law violations. Manafort was accused of laundering more than $18 million through foreign banks, which of course he used to live the high life.
According to TMZ, Mueller alleges that Manafort tampered with 2 witnesses in his money laundering case by “repeatedly” contacting them through WhatsApp and encouraging them to commit perjury. Manafort has just been given new charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice by special counsel Robert Mueller, who leads the Russian investigation against Trump.
Manafort’s home was raided months ago as a part of Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s involvement in Trump’s 2016 presidential election.
Written by Clarke Jones