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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort to plead guilty to conspiracy charges

Washington - President Donald Trump s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and witness tampering, court documents indicated Friday. Seven charges in a previous indictment against Manafort were reduced to just two in a criminal information submitted to the court Friday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a deal had been agreed with Manafort s lawyers to accept guilt. The move avoids a potentially explosive trial that

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