Mueller seeks tough sentence for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort: filing

Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of bank and tax fraud.

Source: Reuters

The Senate passed the bill which now heads to the House. Trump plans to sign it but will also declare a national emergency to secure border wall funding.

President Donald Trump’s aides now say they are less certain he will sign a bipartisan spending compromise that doesn’t include the money he demanded for a border wall — a major shift from earlier this week when officials indicated privately that he would.

Source: Cnn