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Judge finds Manafort prosecution ‘distasteful,’ but allows case to proceed

A federal judge in Virginia concluded Tuesday that special counsels are given too much latitude and that the current one is prosecuting Paul Manafort only so he will offer evidence against President Donald Trump. But those thoughts do little for the ex-lobbyist, because Judge T.S. Ellis III ultimately ruled that Robert Mueller III's prosecution of Manafort ...