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Special counsel says Trump ex-campaign chair lied to investigators about funds, contacts


Reuters Last Updated at 08-12-2018 04:48:45 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration officials, the U.S. special counsel investigating whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia said in a court filing on Friday.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office submitted the filing to a U.S. District Court judge in Washington who had asked for more details on Mueller's allegations last month that Manafort had breached a plea agreement by lying. (Reporting by Makini Brice, writing by David Alexander, Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)

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