Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort lied to FBI - special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to the FBI and special counsel investigators after pleading guilty to federal charges, breaching his plea agreement, according to a court filing on Monday. Manafort said in the same filing he disagreed with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's claim that he lied to investigators. Both the special counsel and Manafort's attorneys agreed there was no reason to delay sentencing and asked the court to set a date for sentencing

Reuters November 27, 2018 06:05:57 IST
Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort lied to FBI - special counsel

ExTrump campaign chairman Manafort lied to FBI  special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to the FBI and special counsel investigators after pleading guilty to federal charges, breaching his plea agreement, according to a court filing on Monday.

Manafort said in the same filing he disagreed with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's claim that he lied to investigators. Both the special counsel and Manafort's attorneys agreed there was no reason to delay sentencing and asked the court to set a date for sentencing.

(Reporting by David Alexander; editing by Eric Beech)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

Updated Date:

TAGS:

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro at ₹499 for the first year. Use code PRO499. Limited period offer. *T&C apply

also read

Packaged food giants push direct online sales to gauge consumer tastes
Business

Packaged food giants push direct online sales to gauge consumer tastes

By Siddharth Cavale and Nivedita Balu (Reuters) - Packaged food giants including Kraft Heinz, General Mills and Kellogg are pushing sales of their products to consumers directly via their own online channels, in a quest to gather more data about shoppers' purchasing habits. Velveeta-cheese maker Kraft Heinz saw its e-commerce sales double in 2020, now representing more than 5% of its global sales, Chief Executive Miguel Patricio said at the virtual Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference this week. The company sells Heinz baked beans and tomato soup by subscription or in bundles directly to consumers on a "Heinz To Home" website in the United Kingdom, Australia and Europe

U.S. immigration agents ordered to focus on serious criminals, recent border crossers
World

U.S. immigration agents ordered to focus on serious criminals, recent border crossers

By Ted Hesson and Kristina Cooke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government issued interim guidance on Thursday sharply limiting who can be arrested and deported by immigration agents, a move that comes as the Biden administration faces growing pressure from activists to scale back deportations

Israeli woman who crossed into Syria being repatriated with Russian help - Netanyahu
World

Israeli woman who crossed into Syria being repatriated with Russian help - Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli woman was being repatriated early on Friday with Russian help after having crossed into Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. On Wednesday, Syrian state media said Russia was mediating a swap whereby Israel would release two jailed Syrians in exchange for the Israeli citizen