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EDVA: Special Counsel authorized to prosecute Manafort (access required)

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s jurisdiction, as set forth in his Appointment Order and in a subsequent memorandum from the Acting Attorney General, encompasses prosecution of Donald Trump’s former campaign manager for bank fraud and tax charges that involve connections with pro-Russian actors. Background This multi-count indictment charging Defendant Paul Manafort with various bank fraud and tax ...