The final product of a three-year investigation, the Senate report described numerous incidents in which the Trump campaign actively sought the help of Moscow and WikiLeaks to damage the campaign of Hillary Clinton.
The sentencing hearing was a milestone in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election campaign.
The trial of US president Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is the first stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election. Trump says Manafort's case "does not involve me."
Paul Manafort, who has been charged with money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an unregistered foreign agent, argued Mueller exceeded his authority as the case was unrelated to Russian election interference.
Manafort was chided for ghost-writing an opinion piece that was published in the Kyiv Post, an English-language newspaper in Ukraine, lauding his political work for the Ukraine.
Paul Manafort and an associate were indicted by a federal grand jury on 12 counts including conspiracy against the US and money laundering.
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