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Thoughts on the New Manafort Hearing Transcript

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February 16, 2019 12:39 a.m.

Earlier this week we learned that a judge in Washington DC had found that Paul Manafort had lied to prosecutors from the Special Counsel’s Office, thus voiding his plea agreement and incurring other consequences under federal sentencing guidelines. Tonight the court released a redacted transcript of that hearing running 68 pages. I wanted to give you a brief run-down on what’s there.

Let me run through some key points in order.

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