Paul Manafort

Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including from left, Jay Nanavati, Kevin Downing, Brian Ketcham, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues.
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August 14, 2018 - 3:16 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, not to call witnesses clears the way for...
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Federal court is seen as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort continues, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
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August 10, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Eric Tucker, Stephen Braun and Chad Day, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to rest their case Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, after days of occasionally dramatic testimony in Manafort's bank fraud and tax evasion trial and some testy...
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Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
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August 09, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors on Thursday returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they sought to show he obtained millions of dollars in bank loans under...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates on the witness stand as he is cross examined by defense lawyer Kevin Downing during the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va.
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August 08, 2018 - 12:07 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's protégé wrapped up his testimony Wednesday after implicating the former Trump campaign chairman and himself in financial crimes while also enduring stinging attacks on his character and credibility. Rick Gates has been the government's star witness in Manafort...
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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court.
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August 07, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In blistering questioning, a defense lawyer accused the protege of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of being immersed in "so many lies" he can't remember them all, as he tried to undermine the credibility of the government's star witness in Manafort's fraud trial...
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Rick Gates
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August 07, 2018 - 7:25 am
UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. By Eric Tucker, Matthew Barakat and Chad Day, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's longtime deputy told jurors Tuesday how he spent years disguising millions of dollars in foreign income as loans to lower the former Trump campaign chairman's tax bill. Rick...
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Rick Gates
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August 06, 2018 - 9:23 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman — and told jurors that he and Manafort committed crimes together. Rick Gates, described by...
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Paul Manafort's former bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn, walks to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to testify at the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial.
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August 03, 2018 - 8:34 am
By Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort inflated his business income by millions of dollars and kept his bookkeeper in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy luxury items and pay personal expenses, according to testimony during his...
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Paul Manafort's former bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn, left, walks to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to testify at the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
August 02, 2018 - 4:01 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's bookkeeper testified Thursday that the former Trump campaign chairman kept her in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy millions in luxury items and personal expenses. But he otherwise approved "every penny" of the personal bills she...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort, fourth from right, standing with his lawyers in front of U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III and the selected jury during the jury selection of his trial at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va.
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August 01, 2018 - 6:50 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort personally directed millions of dollars in international wire transfers to pay for high-end suits and more than $3 million in improvements at his various houses, witnesses testified Wednesday on the second day of his financial...
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