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Former Trump Campaign Head In Court After Federal Indictments


Former Trump Campaign Head In Court After Federal Indictments
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U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, turned himself in to the FBI after being indicted on federal conspiracy charges. Manafort and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, acting as an unregistered foreign agent, and several other financial counts involving tens of millions of dollars routed through offshore accounts. At a federal court hearing in Washington on October 30, both men were accused of funneling tens of millions of dollars in payments through foreign companies and bank accounts as part of their political work for pro-Russia Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, among other charges. They both entered "not guilty" pleas. Trump's spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, later dismissed the indictments as irrelevant to the president. (AP)

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