• Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the first trial to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning.
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  • Manafort's lawyer says government did not meet burden of proof

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's lawyer on Tuesday said his legal team chose not to mount a defense in his trial over alleged tax and bank fraud because U.S. prosecutors had not met the legal bar needed to prove their case.
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  • Defense Rests In Paul Manafort Case Without Calling Him Or Other Witnesses

    Defense Rests In Paul Manafort Case Without Calling Him Or Other Witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    Prosecutors wrapped on Monday. The move by defense attorneys to rest their case on Tuesday signals the tax and fraud trial is set to move into its final phase.
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  • Manafort's Defense Calls No Witnesses-Including Manafort

    Manafort's Defense Calls No Witnesses-Including Manafort

    3 monthes ago - By Newser

    Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, per the AP. US District Judge TS Ellis III made the announcement after Manafort rested his case without calling witnesses or presenting evidence. Asked by Ellis whether he wished to testify in...
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  • Paul Manafort's Defense Rests Without Calling Any Witnesses

    Paul Manafort's Defense Rests Without Calling Any Witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The jury is set to hear closing arguments in the trial, now in its third week.
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  • Defense in Manafort's fraud trial rests case

    3 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The defense in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and fraud trial rested its case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses.
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  • The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Latest on Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial : 12:55 p.m. Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III made the announcement after Manafort rested his case without calling witnesses or presenting evidence. Asked by Ellis whether he wished to testify in his defense, Manafort responded: "No, sir." The decision came after a more than two-hour hearing that was closed from the public.
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  • Manafort won't testify in fraud trial

    Manafort won't testify in fraud trial

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Paul Manafort will not testify in his own defense in his bank and tax fraud trial, as the defense rested its case Tuesday. Lawyers for President Trump's former campaign chairman said they won't call any witnesses. Virginia federal judge TS Ellis also denied the defense's motion to toss all 18 charges against the 69-year-old. After...
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  • Manafort's defense rests after calling no witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the trial, now in its third week.
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  • Defense rests in Manafort fraud trial, calling no witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The former Trump campaign chairman has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
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  • Paul Manafort's Defense Team Rests Without Calling Witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    Paul Manafort and his legal team decided on Tuesday not to present defense witnesses in his trial on fraud charges. Manafort, 69, also told the court that he won't testify in his own behalf. Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller offered 27 witnesses over two weeks. They say that Manafort omitted foreign bank accounts and income from his tax returns, failed to file reports about his overseas accounts, and misled three banks to obtain $20 million in loans.
    Manafort's legal team rested its case on Tuesday, setting the stage for closing arguments before the judge hands the case to...
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  • Manafort trial Day 11: Defense rests without calling witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    Paul Manafort's defense rested Tuesday without calling any witnesses - including Manafort himself - a decision that will send the tax- and bank-fraud trial into its final stages. Closing statements will begin Wednesday, with jury deliberations to follow. U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III rejected a last-minute bid by the defense to toss out the charges against Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. Special counsel Robert Mueller's team brought the charges as part of its investigation into Russian interference during the presidential election. The...
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  • The Latest: Defense in Manafort's fraud trial rests case

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Latest on Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial : 12:16 p.m. The defense in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and fraud trial has rested its case without calling any witnesses. Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, rested his case Tuesday morning. The decision not to have Manafort testify came after Judge T.S. Ellis III rejected a defense motion to dismiss the government's case on the theory that it failed to meet its burden of proof.
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  • Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests in tax and bank fraud trial

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The defense attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses or having the former Trump campaign chairman testify in the trial where he is accused of bank and tax fraud.
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  • Manafort Lawyers Rest Without Calling Witnesses in Fraud Trial

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Defense lawyers did not present call any witnesses in Paul Manafort's trial, while prosecutors called nearly two dozen.
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  • Defense rests in fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling witnesses

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Defense rests in fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling witnesses.
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