First Michael Cohen enters a plea deal with the feds, now this news from the Manafort front:
BREAKING: Manafort jury has reached a verdict in 8 of the 18 counts
— Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) August 21, 2018
NBC News: Jury has reached verdict on 8 of 18 counts.
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) August 21, 2018
News: Manafort Jury has reached a unanimous verdict on 8 of the counts. But they are unable to come up with a unanimous verdict on 10 of the counts.
— Yashar Ali ? (@yashar) August 21, 2018
Now, there’s only one question left to ask:
Who would win prison yard fight between Manafort and Cohen?
— Brent Scher (@BrentScher) August 21, 2018
Stay tuned to find out!
More coming in on the verdicts:
Counts 1-5. Tax evasion 2012-2016
Count 6 false statement to financial institution Feb 2015-April 2016
Count 7 willful cause of unlawful corporate contribution June 2016-Oct. 2016
Count 8 excessive campaign contribution on Oct. 27, 2016
— Stephen Brown (@PPVSRB) August 21, 2018
Counts 7 and 8 implicate the Trump campaign, which did not include these contributions in their FEC filings. https://t.co/9Rc5IoRFqb
— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) August 21, 2018
MANAFORT GUILTY ON 8 COUNTS; JUDGE DELCARES MISTRIAL ON 10 COUNTS
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) August 21, 2018
Manafort found guilty on counts 1-5, 12, 25 and 27.
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) August 21, 2018
BREAKING: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort found guilty on:
– All five tax fraud counts
– Two counts of bank fraud
– One count of failing to file an FBARhttps://t.co/rtW3zA1NwW pic.twitter.com/4eaOVyslMT
— Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) August 21, 2018
Here's the counts breakdown for Manafort.
-Convicted on all five tax evasion charges, the two smaller bank fraud charges, and one of four failure-to-report charges.
-Mistrial on the two larger bank fraud charges, three of four failure-to-report charges, & all conspiracy charges. https://t.co/nbMJGOdzEz
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) August 21, 2018