Even though Paul Manafort was indicted Monday on charges that weren’t connected to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, some legal experts think prosecutors are pursuing leverage for more information. Further, the guilty plea by a low-level campaign adviser could be a more direct link.
“If I were [Manafort's] lawyer, I would advise him to plead guilty and cooperate,” @nickakerman says
Manafort, former manager of Trump’s presidential campaign, and Manafort associate Rick Gates turned themselves into federal authorities on Monday, but pleaded not guilty to 12 counts that included money laundering and false statements.
Meanwhile, Trump campaign foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying …read more
Source: The Daily Signal