President Trump's former campaign manager was released from a federal prison in central Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.
Gates was sentenced to 45 weekend days in jail and three years probation for lying to investigators and conspiring to hide millions.
Longtime Trump friend Thomas Barrack sent the prepared remarks to a contact who shared them with the Emiratis and the Saudis.
Democrats are now calling in direct witnesses.
The Manhattan DA wanted to ensure Manafort would still face prison time if Trump pardoned him
The federal government has seized condo 43G — and it's worth quite a bit less now, thanks to the name on the building
Manafort's Banker Tried to Bribe His Way Into Becoming Trump’s Treasury Secretary with $16 Million in Loans
Stephen Calk, 54, approved $16 million worth of loans to Manafort, President Trump’s disgraced former campaign chairman, while forwarding a list of senior administration positions and ambassadorships he wanted in exchange, prosecutors said in a statement
"Discouraging flipping, in that sense, is not obstruction.”
The tweetstorm went viral
The charges were announced in an emailed press release by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance moments after a judge in Washington sentenced Manafort for a completely separate series of crimes.
Now Manafort, who turns 70 next month, looks set to spend a big chunk of his retirement in prison — unless President Trump pardons him.
"Only the non-connected do real time," one told us.