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Manafort agrees to plea deal with Mueller: report

Former Trump marketing campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a tentative plea settlement with particular recommend Robert Mueller to avert an upcoming trial, ABC News reported past due Thursday. CNN additionally reported the 2 sides were near a plea settlement. The deal is predicted to be introduced in court Friday, ABC reported, despite the fact that it was once unclear if he will agree to cooperate with prosecutors in the investigation into Russian election interference. Last month, Manafort was once convicted on 8 counts of bank and tax fraud. His upcoming 2nd felony trial, scheduled to start subsequent week, involves fees of fraud and failing to file as a foreign agent.

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