Paul Manafort

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.

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More than 18 months of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has netted 199 criminal charges, 37 indictments or guilty pleas, and 4 prison sentences.

Driving the news: Roger Stone, a longtime Trump associate, was indicted last month on 7 counts, including lying to Congress, witness tampering, and obstructing an official proceeding. He has now been fully restricted from speaking publicly about the case, after he posted an Instagram photo of Judge Amy Berman Jackson with a crosshairs symbol near her head.

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