Listen: Paul Manafort, Officer And Trump discussed on WBBM Afternoon News Update
"News special report, Paul Manafort is going to prison, but not for as long as some expected. The one time campaign chairman of President Trump's twenty-six. White House bid has been sentenced to forty seven months. Just under four years this coming after he was found guilty of Bank and tax fraud charges. Manafort could have received a maximum of nineteen to twenty four years judge T S Ellis said he thought those numbers were excessively high reaction from Jonathan Turley professor of law at George Washington, University, get less than four years is a you. If kid in Chicago goes in and robs a seventy lever. He's likely to get six to ten years in the final plea to the court. Manafort, speaking from a wheelchair said, he was new his conduct was what brought him here, but he did not specifically apologize. He said the last two years have been the most difficult of his life. Again. Paul Manafort has been sentenced to just under four years in prison. Forty-seven months CBS news special report, I'm Steve Futterman. WBZ news time six twenty where we now move from that in here to Rockford to rock for police expecting over talking to the reporters about late developments in the story. You heard today. Shooting death of McHenry county sheriff's deputy, and let's check in with a winnebago county state's attorney for at this afternoon. And we also send our condolences out to the family of the officer is well as all along forcement officers who share and the loss of one of our heroes in blue. Thank you. Next. Ask branch chief US attorney Maggie Schneider to step up suspect Floyd Bryant has been charged with first degree murder in the death of the officer attempted murder charges, which has the chief announced will be upgraded to federal murder charges. I would also send our thanks to all the law enforcement officers who assisted in the investigation today and also send our condolences to the family of the officer. We will have copies of our charges available for you today."