The jury in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will begin deliberations on Thursday morning on charges of bank fraud and tax evasion in federal court in Alexandria.
Images show Manafort’s legal team of Kevin Downing, Richard Westling, Thomas Zehnle, Brian Ketcham and Jay Nanavati arriving at court on Wednesday.
The jury of six men and six women heard about 90 minutes of... Еще instructions from Judge T.S. Ellis III before beginning to ponder 18 charges of tax evasion, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and failing to report foreign bank accounts.
On leaving court, Kevin Downing, Paul Manafort's Attorney, said, “Mr. Manafort was very happy with how things went today. His defence team got to redress the jury, point out the shortcomings in the government's case and explained that the government has not met their burden of proof. Thank you.»
The jury will begin deliberations at 9:30am EST.