But the bombshell, according to Brown, is that Cohen admitted in open court that he made hush money payouts to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal “at [the] direction” of the president.
Counts 1-5. Tax evasion 2012-2016— Stephen Brown (@PPVSRB) August 21, 2018
Count 6 false statement to financial institution Feb 2015-April 2016
Count 7 willful cause of unlawful corporate contribution June 2016-Oct. 2016
Count 8 excessive campaign contribution on Oct. 27, 2016
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Manafort was found guilty on 5 tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud. Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s team of prosecutors made their closing arguments on Wednesday, accusing Manafort of “lies” and hiding his income from Ukraine to avoid paying taxes, and defrauding banks, per CNN. Manafort’s defense attorneys sought to cast the prosecution as politically motivated. Manafort, who served as President Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman during the 2016 campaign, pleaded not guilty. The decision comes after three Continue reading "BREAKING: Paul Manafort Found Guilty on Eight Counts, Including Felony Tax Fraud"
MANAFORT GUILTY ON 8 COUNTS; JUDGE DELCARES MISTRIAL ON 10 COUNTS— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) August 21, 2018