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GAME OVER: Paul Manafort Finally Sentenced — Gets 47 Months In Prison (Details)

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Bank fraud.

Tax fraud.

Paul Manafort gets 47 months in the big house.

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From Bloomberg:

Paul Manafort, who helped define Washington’s modern lobbying culture and advised four U.S. presidents, was sentenced to less than four years in prison for hiding millions of dollars offshore to support a glittering lifestyle that included six homes, dozens of custom suits and a $15,000 ostrich jacket.

Manafort, 69, faced the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison, but got a break from the federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday who called a recommendation for a sentence of 19 years to 24 1/2 years excessive.

Manafort’s punishment of three years and 11 months behind bars could still get worse. He faces another decade in prison when he’s sentenced March 13 in Washington for conspiracy counts related to a secret lobbying campaign on behalf of Ukraine and for joining a Russian associate in tampering with witnesses.

Responsible people generally have some proof when they make wild claims, if only even a little.

California Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters says Russia sent Manafort to the Trump campaign, then admits she has zero evidence.

Hmm.

What kind of sorcery is this?

WATCH:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is back on the Russia-train, too:

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson explains how the FBI opened an investigation in 2017 to learn if President Trump was “secretly a Russian agent.”

You couldn’t make this up.

WATCH:

Businessman Donald Trump was thinking about the idea of a Trump Tower in Russia in 2015, 2016-ish.

Naturally, some paired this deal (that was never made) to Trump working with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton.

Conservative rock star Mark Levin, lawyer and radio host, explains the legal consequences President Trump could be facing.

Hint: sorry liberals.

Listen:

People keep saying, ‘What are the legal implications for Trump?’ There are none. Zero. There’s no legal implication; there’s no legal jeopardy, period. Moreover, in all this so-called reporting and analysis by these phony experts, where did President Trump collude, coordinate, or conspire with the Russians during the election, to fix the result of the election? Where is this evidence? And since there’s not a scintilla of evidence, this should underscore the point that this entire investigation is bogus.

Shouldn’t [the media] be cheering over the fact that so far, all the leaks show that Trump did nothing? Shouldn’t they be celebrating that, that in our republic, the president that we chose is guilty of nothing? That he didn’t collaborate, he didn’t coordinate, he didn’t conspire with the Russians? But they’re not. They keep bringing in these phony experts, who are utterly predictable. ‘You know, uh, if I were Don Jr., I’d be worried about now’ — the country should be worried about now, about what’s taking place. The country should be worried.”

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How many more damn times do I have to explain that it is the position of the United States Department of Justice that you cannot indict a sitting president? He’s not in any kind of legal jeopardy.

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President Trump Lashes Out At Nadler, Schiff; Calls Them ‘Sleazebags’

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President Trump is clearly getting fed up with all of the impeachment nonsense that is going on right now, a sentiment he made rather clear when he opted to take House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and other House impeachment managers to task, calling them “sleazebags” and stating that he would “love” to attend the Senate trial. Here’s more on this from Fox News: In the hastily called press event before Trump was to return to Washington, the president delivered an unsparing assessment of impeachment proceedings, which moved into full swing a day earlier and will resume later Wednesday with opening arguments. While making clear he’s reluctant to approve any new witnesses to testify, he floated — perhaps playfully — the idea of personally attending the trial, if only to antagonize the Democrats. “I’d love to go, wouldn’t that be great?” he said when asked whether he would attend. “Sit right in the front row and stare at their corrupt faces, and I’d love to do it.” The president joked that the press should not keep talking about his possible attendance or “you may convince me to do it.” Trump lit into Jerry Nadler, lead manager and House Judiciary Committee Chairman, by saying, “First of all, Jerrold Nadler, I’ve known him a long time, he’s a sleazebag. Everybody knows that.” The president continued, “I watched the lies from Adam Schiff. He’s a liar and he’s a fraud. These are major sleazebags. It’s a total hoax. It’s a disgrace. They talked about their tremendous case and it’s all done. They had no case…it’s a con-job.” President Trump is definitely not one to hold back his truth thoughts on a subject, which is refreshing given we live in a day and age surrounded by political correctness where people don’t really say what…

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