On Wednesday morning, Paul Manafort is expected to be sentenced in his second federal criminal case. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, D.C., could sentence him to up to 10 years in prison for crimes of witness tampering, unregistered lobbying, and other related charges.
Last week, Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison, out of a possible 24 years, in a separate case in Virginia; Berman will decide not just how long Manafort's second sentence will be but also whether he will serve it concurrently with the other one or consecutively. In this case, Manafort pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate, but Jackson concurred with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office that Manafort lied to prosecutors, voiding his plea deal.
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