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paul manafort agrees to plead guilty to conspiracy, witness tampering

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paul manafort agrees to plead guilty to conspiracy, witness tampering

paul manafort has decided to plead guilty to charges brought by special counsel robert mueller and avoid a second criminal trial, but it’s unclear whether he will cooperate with mueller’s inquiry into russian election interference. manafort agreed to plead to conspiracy against the us and conspiracy to obstruct justice by tampering with witnesses. he also agreed to forfeit some properties. his decision to plead guilty, indicated in a court filing on friday, came just days before jury selection was set to begin sept. 17 in washington, where mueller accused him of conspiring to launder money, acting as an unregistered foreign agent of ukraine and obstructing justice. manafort, 69, was convicted last month of bank and tax fraud afte...