/Choose units September 17 trial date for Manafort on Mueller costs

Choose units September 17 trial date for Manafort on Mueller costs

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 Photographs

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

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

The choice from U.S. District Court docket Choose Amy Berman Jackson would put Manafort on trial on the top of the midterm marketing campaign season, a probably unwelcome distraction for Republicans as they attempt to keep majorities in Congress.