Manafort reaches plea deal in special counsel's investigation

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to charges that pre-date his involvement in the Trump campaign and is now cooperating with Robert Mueller's investigation.
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including the big Ory out ofashington. Former trump campaign an Paul manafort pleadin guilty federal court as part oflea agreement. He is now agreeing to cooperate the special counselobert ler.bc's is at the white hous M. David, gmorning too. Reporter:ooing, Dan. Ma plea deals a big deal for Robert Mueller. With these back-to-back trials, muelr's team has been ratcheting up T manafo trying to get him turn his formeross. He wouldn't cut a plea deal. But E poy of spend the rest of his life behin appears to have ch mind. Tough day fr. Manafor but he's accept spty. Reporter: Having already found guilty of bank and T fraud,anafort pl guilty Friday to twditional counts iracy related to lobbying work and crucially he agreed to cooperate fully, truthfully, completely and rthrightlyith law enforcemen counsel Robert Mueller. Paul nafort has Dan amazing job. Heere someple. WHE is Paul? Paul manafort.s not clear what if any K about ssible coli the trump campaign and Russia, where a kromised diron Hillary Clinton. The presidt's son and son-in-law also there. Tlet has -- a the operationgreement H nothing to do with the T quote, T inc collusn. Reporter: These charge D Ed manafort's involvement with the trumpcampaign they have to do with his longtime lobbying work eran president, Viktor yanukovych.nukovych htrong ties the Kremlin so on the question of Russi M possible Russian meddling, manafort has R interest there, Dan. Theharges P involvement in campaign thement to cooperate will as far as we undand have T do witthe campaielf and perhaps beyond that. But let me get you to switch for a se, David, tanother of Erica righnow, present trump is tweeting about another St ago in pu Rico defending his perft that.ght. The prent seems xa this. He's tng about T number in Puerto Rico after hurricane rih jumped fm a few dozen tod. The president twee last night that the N have riseas if by mic. Well, the Gove of puertorico took M for that and suggested he show tt more eathy andpehe victims there. Dan. Thousandsf people a of em America perishing in that. Les not forget THA daviwright, thank you very much.

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