Paul Manafort could face a much longer prison sentence than expected after a Washington judge ruled that he had broken his plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. File photo: TNS

US judge finds Paul Manafort lied to FBI and Robert Mueller in Russia probe, hurting his chances of reduced prison sentence

  • Former Trump aide breached plea deal by making false statements about dealings with alleged Russian operative
  • Mueller’s team and analysts say Manafort may have lied to protect Trump in hopes of getting a pardon
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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Paul Manafort could face a much longer prison sentence than expected after a Washington judge ruled that he had broken his plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. File photo: TNS
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