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USA: Questions raised as Manafort jury end first day of deliberations00:56

USA: Questions raised as Manafort jury end first day of deliberations

United States, Alexandria
August 16, 2018 at 22:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

The jury in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first full day of deliberations on Thursday in Alexandria, Virginia.

Commenting on the first day of the trial, Defence Attorney Kevin Downing said that "Well, we just got some good news. The jury has been deliberating, they had some questions, which the judge addressed and they have asked to come back tomorrow to continue the deliberations. So overall, a very good day for Mr Manafort."

Paul Manafort is charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and failing to report foreign bank accounts. He faces up to 305 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

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The jury in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first full day of deliberations on Thursday in Alexandria, Virginia.

Commenting on the first day of the trial, Defence Attorney Kevin Downing said that "Well, we just got some good news. The jury has been deliberating, they had some questions, which the judge addressed and they have asked to come back tomorrow to continue the deliberations. So overall, a very good day for Mr Manafort."

Paul Manafort is charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and failing to report foreign bank accounts. He faces up to 305 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

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