Trump’s ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort reaches plea deal with US prosecutors| ITV News

Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has pleaded guilty to two federal crimes after cutting a deal with US prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia probe.

The move allows Paul Manafort to avoid a second criminal trial and ends his fight against investigators in the Russia probe.

Manafort was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia and faces seven to 10 years in prison in that case.

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