Paul Manafort Pleads Not Guilty To Conspiracy, Tax And Bank Fraud Charges

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at the Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse for an arraignment hearing on March 8, 2018, in Alexandria, Va.

A Virginia federal judge pressed special counsel Robert Mueller’s team about why it had brought so many charges against Manafort — 18 — and whether the government case could be streamlined.

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