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Trump ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort jailed for 43 more months

AFP  |  Washington 

Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort, already facing 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud, was sentenced to an additional 43 months in on conspiracy charges.

"The defendant is not public enemy number one," said in delivering the sentence in a hushed courtroom.

"But he is not a victim either," Jackson said, adding that the had shown little remorse and had lied repeatedly.

Manafort's case is the highest-profile yet stemming from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:51 IST