U.S. Special Counsel files new charges vs Manafort, adds defendant

(Reuters) – U.S.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Friday against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and a Manafort associate with alleged ties to Russian intelligence. FILE PHOTO Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for U.
S. President Donald Trump, departs after a hearing at U.
S. District Court in Washington, DC, U.
S., April 19, 2018.
REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File PhotoThe special counsel said in a statement the third indictment against Paul Manafort adds Konstantin Kilimnik as a defendant and charges both men with conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice. .

 

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