/Decide units September 17 trial date for Manafort on Mueller expenses

Decide units September 17 trial date for Manafort on Mueller expenses

Former Trump marketing campaign supervisor Paul Manafort leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse after a bail listening to November 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. | Mark Wilson/Getty Photos

The trial would happen on the top of the midterm marketing campaign season.

WASHINGTON — A choose in Washington on Wednesday stated she was setting a September 17 trial date for former Trump marketing campaign chief Paul Manafort on expenses from particular counsel Robert Mueller together with cash laundering and failing to register as a international agent.

The choice from U.S. District Courtroom Decide Amy Berman Jackson would put Manafort on trial on the top of the midterm marketing campaign season, a doubtlessly unwelcome distraction for Republicans as they attempt to preserve majorities in Congress.