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Special counsel agrees Paul Manafort’s crimes call for 19-24 years in prison

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but stops short of taking a position of their own on a suggested prison term.

Special counsel prosecutors refrain from taking a position of their own on Manafort’s sentencing, but call his crimes “serious, longstanding, and bold.”

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