Manafort's Defense Rests Without Bringing Evidence

By Chuck Stanley (August 14, 2018, 1:53 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday, declining to present evidence to rebut the government's allegations that the political consultant concealed overseas earnings from the U.S. government to avoid paying taxes and borrowed money using bogus financial documents.

Members of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort's defense team leave the courthouse Tuesday during a break after resting their case in Manafort's money laundering and bank fraud trial. (AP)

The day after prosecutors concluded their case, having spent two weeks eliciting witness testimony on an alleged scheme by Manafort and his former business associate Rick Gates to...

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