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Writer Tom Winter
A federal judge during a private hearing questioned where Paul Manaforth's loyalty lies, given that he gave false statements by the investigator to protect the Russian conspirator lobbying efforts.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson at the federal court in Washington earlier this week argued that since Manawort had been lying to the investigator three times, the prosecutors of the special attorney Robert Muller were not required by the previous agreement to grant him
"For me it is, of course, an example of a situation in which the Office of the Special Advocate legally realized that he was lying to minimize things here, he is not approaching, it is not that the cooperation is judged by a judge, according to a sealed transcript of the Wednesday sitting, which was made public in N & #Now the night with editors who have been agreed with Manawort's public prosecutors and attorneys.
is a difficult attempt to protect his Russian conspirator from responsibility, and this raises legitimate questions about where his loyalty lies, "said Jackson, referring to Constantine Kilimnik.
As reported by NBC News, the FBI claims that the Kilimnik has a" "I find, to a large extent, the proof that Mr. Manafort made deliberate false statements to the FBI and the grand jury on the material issue of his interaction with Kilimnik," the judge said. In September, Manawort pleaded guilty to District Court S. Sha Washington in order to conspiracy to deceive the United States and witness falsifications.
He agreed to cooperate with the investigators, but since then the prosecutor's office told the court that he had lied to them and the case