Paul Manafort was working with a Russian intelligence-connected official as recently as last week, special prosecutors allege.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is rejecting Paul Manafort’s request to modify his terms of his confinement, because, in an explosive allegation, it says “as late as November 30, 2017, Manafort and a colleague were ghostwriting an editorial in English regarding his political work for Ukraine.”
In a court filing, Mueller’s team says that “Manafort worked on the draft with a long-time Russian colleague of Manafort’s, who is currently based in Russia and assessed to have ties to a Russian intelligence service.”
Former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his longtime associate Rick Gates, were indicted in October on 12 counts including conspiracy against the U.S., conspiracy to launder money and serving as an unregistered agent of a foreign principal. The indictments related to work done before joining the Trump …