Earlier today, Twitchy reported that Paul Manafort and Richard Gates had both been told to surrender to federal authorities. Manafort himself walked into the F.B.I.’s field office in Washington this morning with this attorney.
It’s gonna be a NUTTY day folks, hope you ate your Wheaties.
The charges against Manafort and Gates have been released:
JUST IN: Special counsel's indictment of Manafort and Gates contains 12 charges, including conspiracy against the United States. pic.twitter.com/6LXX7fkZVw
— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) October 30, 2017
- Conspiracy against the United States
- Conspiracy to launder money
- Unregistered agent of a foreign principal
- Fale and misleading FARA statements
- False statements
- Seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts
That's not just tax fraud
— AV (@verma_30) October 30, 2017
Conspiracy against the United States … wow.
Damn, son. https://t.co/pjez3bP5M7
— Ben (@BenHowe) October 30, 2017
KEVIN SPACEY: My reputation’s ruined
— TrivWorks (@TrivWorks) October 30, 2017
2017 has to remind us once again that IT is the craziest year.
— Christian Datoc (@TocRadio) October 30, 2017
Fair point. While the charges do include, ‘Conspiracy against the United States,’ there is nothing in black and white about collusion.