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  1. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty yesterday for federal charges of money laundering and conspiracy. Source: Getty

    Paul Manafort Agrees to Cooperate With Mueller

    After insisting he wouldn’t, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of Friday’s guilty plea to charges related to his work for pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud last month and will now avoid a second trial. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the deal has “absolutely nothing to do with the president or his victorious 2016 Presidential campaign,” but legal experts say it indicates that Manafort has already provided information that strikes closer to the White House.

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