Trump's ex-campaign head to cooperate in Russia meddling probe

Updated:3 months ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump's former campaign-chief has agreed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation into the issue of Russian intervention in the country's 2016 presidential election. Manafort had also pleaded guilty to criminal charges that he cheated Internal Revenue Service, violated foreign lobbying laws and tried justice. Manafort's cooperation in this investigation has eliminated a potential 10-year prison sentence. "He wanted to make sure his family remained safe and live a good life. He has accepted responsibility," said Manafort's attorney Kevin Downing.

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