T.S. Ellis

Paul Manafort Jury Still Out After Full Day of Deliberation

The Alexandria, Virginia, jury considering the guilt of one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on 18 counts of bank fraud and tax evasion did not reach a verdict after spending all of Thursday in deliberations.

This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort, seated right row second from right, together with his lawyers, the jury, seated left, and the U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, back center, listening to Assistant U.S. Attorney Uzo Asonye, standing, during opening arguments in the trial of President Donald Trump's former …

Jury to Decide Paul Manafort’s Fate on Fraud Charges

The jury in the first of one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s criminal trials is deliberating Wednesday after prosecutors attached to Special Counsel Robert Muelller’s office and Manafort’s defense team delivered closing arguments.

This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom right, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.