USA: Manafort heads to court for first trial of Russia probe01:21

USA: Manafort heads to court for first trial of Russia probe

United States, Alexandria
August 1, 2018 at 02:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

The legal team representing Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager, was seen leaving the Albert V. Bryan Courthouse in Alexandria in the state of Virginia on Tuesday, after the first day of trial concluded in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

Paul Manafort faces 18 criminal tax and fraud counts, which allege that he hid taxes on more than $60 million of income made in Ukraine. The former political consultant could face up to 30 years in jail if found guilty of the charges.

Manafort has pleaded not guilty.

USA: Manafort heads to court for first trial of Russia probe01:21
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The legal team representing Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager, was seen leaving the Albert V. Bryan Courthouse in Alexandria in the state of Virginia on Tuesday, after the first day of trial concluded in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

Paul Manafort faces 18 criminal tax and fraud counts, which allege that he hid taxes on more than $60 million of income made in Ukraine. The former political consultant could face up to 30 years in jail if found guilty of the charges.

Manafort has pleaded not guilty.