Paul Manaforth's lawyers, a long-standing Republican consultant who spent ninety months on Donald Trump's campaign chairman during the 2016 election, asked a federal judge on Monday to deprive their 69-year-old client of a sentence that essentially sends  In his 47-page note to the US District Court in Washington, Manaforth's lawyer described a client who allegedly was "personally, professionally and financially" destroyed by Muller's Special Advisor to Robert Muller's Survivors IL Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 and. They argued that Manawfort deserved a "significantly" less than a maximum of 10 years prescribed by law, after which he pleaded guilty to charges of assassination and allegations of federal prosecutors and grand jurors in his case.
personally and financially devastated [sic] as a result of his behavior and confiscation, which he agreed to, ̵
His attorneys added that Manafort "does not pose any risk to the public, which, of course, generally refrains from engaging in such behavior based on a widespread negative disclosure of this case, and also in solitary confinement. "
In his note, Manaworth's attorneys claim that their client" served four US presidents and had no previous criminal history, "but that he" was presented to this court by the government as a violent criminal. "
"This case does not concern murders, drug cartels, organized crime, schemes of Madoff Ponzi or Enron's collapse," they write.
Instead, they said that Manafort was irreparably damaged by the scrutiny and scope of the investigation, which led to the absence of allegations , associated with the "Russian conspiracy".
The case of Manaforth, lawyers say, is already acting as
"As a result of this widely reported case, the public now understands what may happen when the full prosecution force of the United States government falls into the individual, and potential offenders
The Legal Group Manaforth included statements from character witnesses, including his wife, Kathleen and his daughter, who said her father was "worthy of forgiveness."
The statute of the legal team, Manafort, is for sentencing Muller's office to an " 39th night in the evening on one of the two creeks The prosecutors in this note, which was filed with the federal court in Washington, stated that Manafort "repeatedly and brazenly violated the law" in the process of revealing "a strong commitment to commit crimes and lack of repentance." The document contains a list of Manaforth crimes, including "garden species" crimes such as "tax fraud, money laundering, judicial barter and bank fraud," and more "esoteric" crimes such as a violation of the law on registries right of foreign agents. The prosecutors also argued that Manafort was "courageous" in his crime, engaging in illegal activities not only before and during the Trump campaign, but also during his departure on bail.
and a fraudulent tax, and he pleaded guilty to two further charges in the plot and falsehoods of the FBI. He should be convicted next month in two separate federal criminal cases, in Virginia and Washington, for crimes related to unregistered foreign lobbying and counseling pro-Russian politicians and oligarchs in Ukraine for years when he joined the Trump presidential campaign.
] In Virginia, US District Court Judge TS Ellis III sentenced Manaforth to the beginning of February, but the hearing was postponed until lawyers resolved a dispute over whether Manawort had violated his deal with Muller in the Washington case. Jackson decided last week that Manaforth deliberately lied to the FBI and Muller's team about the contacts he had with Trump's administrative staff and his ties with Russian intelligence services two months after reaching the recognition agreement guilty Müller recommended a more severe sentence. Muller's team recommended Manaforth serve up to 24.5 years in a Virginia case – in essence, up to 69 years. He should be sentenced to the US District Court in Virginia on March 8, according to a court order.
Manafort also expects to be sentenced to imprisonment on March 13 in a case brought by Muller in Washington, where he pleaded guilty to charges of prosecution and accusations of lies in federal prosecutors and major jurors
Ellis and Jackson, the Virginia and Washington judge, will likely determine how Manafort will serve in jail. According to the original recognition agreement, Muller agreed to recommend Manaforth to serve his sentence in Washington at the same time as his verdict in Virginia. But after Jackson's last weekend, Muller could offer Manaforth sentences consistently. In November last year, Trump, speaking of a pardon for Manaforth, said that he "would not leave the table." At that time, Democratic Representative Jerry Nadler of New York, chairman of the House of Judicial Committee, warned Trump that "even pardon" for Manaforth would "strengthen the lawsuit or allegations of impeding justice." Lately, Bloomberg News has revealed that the New York State Attorneys are preparing to file a criminal case against Manaforth if he receives a presidential pardon.