Manaforts lawyer essentially asks Trump for a pardon right before hes hit with pardon proof charges

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5 additional years questioning his remorse and rebuking him for his crimes and years of lies. He pleaded with the judge not to impose any additional time beyond the sentence he had received last week. I ask you to think of this and our need for each other as you deliberate Manafort said. This case has taken everything from me already my properties and more. Defense lawyer Kevin Downing suggested Manafort was being unduly punished because of the media frenzy generated by the appointment of a special counsel. On Wednesday morning Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort appeared in U. District Court to face Judge Amy Berman Jackson. So Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will spend seven and a half years total in prison. Jackson emphasized that Manaforts ongoing lies and witness tampering were not reflective of somebody who has learned a harsh lesson. After his Wednesday sentencing former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was looking at possibly spending less than six years in prison or having his crimes pardoned by President Trump

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