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Paul Manafort sentenced to an additional 43 months

Manafort to serve a total of 7.5 years in prison; former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo weighs in. Paul Manafort just got sentenced by a judge for an additional 43 months in prison. He was actually sentenced for more time, however 30 months was allowed by the judge to be concurrent. Here’s what we know: BREAKING: Paul Manafort has been sentenced to: - Count 1: 60 months, with 30 months concurrent with EDVA sentence - Count 2: 13 months, to run consecutive to count 1 and the EDVA sentence — Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) March 13, 2019 Jackson says the witness tampering count warrants a consecutive sentence, but the full five-year maximum is too much — Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) March 13, 2019 Judge said the "upshot" of Paul Manafort's argument for a more lenient sentence is “Look what they have done to me." She said the "element of remorse" was "completely absent." — Kristine Phillips (@kristinegWP) March 13, 2019 I’m at lunch so I ma

Breaking News: Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison

Manafort, plain and simple, is going to prison for things completely outside the original scope of Mueller’s investigation. All of his convictions stem from the shady lobbying businesses he ran with his associate Rick Gates long before joining the Trump campaign in 2016. It’s all the rage right now in the media that Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in prison for bank and tax fraud. Here’s what we know: BLOOMBERG  – Paul Manafort, who helped define Washington’s modern lobbying culture and advised four U.S. presidents, was sentenced to less than four years in prison for hiding millions of dollars offshore to support a glittering lifestyle that included six homes, dozens of custom suits and a $15,000 ostrich jacket. Manafort, 69, faced the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison, but got a break from the federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday who called a recommendation for a sentence of 19 years to 24 1/2 years excessive. Manafort’s punishm