BREAKING: Manafort Sentenced to Additional 43 Months in Prison at Second Hearing


On Wednesday, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced an additional 43 months in prison during his second sentencing hearing for crimes related to unregistered foreign lobbying and witness tampering.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down the sentence at the federal courthouse in the nation’s capital. Jackson acknowledged that while Manafort said he was sorry today, she believes he was only saying he was sorry because he got caught.

During his first sentencing hearing at the federal court in Alexandria, VA., Manafort was sentenced to sentenced to 47 months in prison for bank fraud, tax fraud and other financial crimes.

President Donald Trump said he was vindicated on the accusations of collusion with Russia after Manafort’s first sentencing, despite the fact it was not related to anything to Russia:

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Julio has previously written for Independent Journal Review. He is currently a Military/Veterans Contributor for and serving in the Marine Corps Reserves.