BREAKING: MISTRIAL ON 10 COUNTS; MANAFORT GUILTY ON 8 COUNTS…

It took four days for jurors to decide the guilt or innocence of Paul Manafort regarding 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts, but they’ve finally finished deliberating.

First, here’s a summary of what they were deliberating:

The jury could only come to a consensus on 8 out of the 18 counts:




The judge wants to interview the jurors one on one:

https://twitter.com/amandawgolden/status/1032002430911823879

As CNN points out, that’s going to take some time. But we’ll post the verdict as soon as we get it…

UPDATE: The news is reporting that the judge has declared a mistrial on 10 counts and has been found guilty on all 8 counts that were decided:

https://twitter.com/spettypi/status/1032003590230040576

Here’s more:




Preet Bharara tells CNN that it’s likely Manafort will only serve a few years in prison, not the huge numbers everyone likes to cite.

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