Donald Trump defends Paul Manafort: ‘He happens to be a very good person’

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Donald Trump has defended his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who faces 18 counts of tax evasion and bank fraud. Trump’s comments came as a jury convened in Virginia, following a three-week trial in which federal prosecutors called 27 witnesses to testify against Manafort. He faces up to 305 years in prison
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