NY Judge Tosses Paul Manafort State Fraud Case, Citing Double Jeopardy, Setting Up Potential Federal Pardon
December 18, 2019 14 Commentson
Here at LI, we have covered extensively President Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort. Manafort, who is serving time in federal prison after being indicted by Robert Mueller, was also charged by New York state in an apparent effort to block a possible Trump pardon. The effort has, so far, failed as a NY judge has tossed out the case, citing double jeopardy.