Manafort Asked Why Ghostwriting Didn't Flout Gag Order

Law360, Washington (December 6, 2017, 6:17 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal judge has given indicted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort until Thursday to show that he did not violate her media gag order by ghostwriting an op-ed about his Ukrainian lobbying work, which prosecutors uncovered last week.

Tuesday’s show-cause order from U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson follows revelations from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office that Manafort and a longtime colleague allegedly tied to Russian intelligence were working on an English-language article about his “political work” in the Ukraine as late as Nov....
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USA v. MANAFORT et al


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1:17-cr-00201

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District Of Columbia

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October 27, 2017

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