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Paul Manafort’s Virginia sentencing date set for March 8

Paul Manafort will be sentenced in Virginia on March 8.
Paul Manafort. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump’s former presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced for bank and tax fraud on March 8, according to a Virginia court document filed Thursday.

What’s next: Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller recommended Manafort serve 19 to 24 years in prison for the crimes. Manafort also faces federal court sentencing in Washington, D.C., on March 13.