Judge grills Mueller team on claim Manafort lied; prosecutors say issue’s ‘at heart’ of Russia probe | Fox News

A federal judge grilled Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team earlier this week on its claims that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators, according to a newly released, partially redacted court transcript released Thursday.Manafort, who avoided a second trial in Washington, D.C., last year by agreeing to cooperate with investigators, allegedly lied to prosecutors about five separate topics, including Manafort’s contact with administration officials; information “pertinent to another Department of Justice investigation,” and a $125,000 wire transfer to a firm working for Manafort.

Source: Judge grills Mueller team on claim Manafort lied; prosecutors say issue’s ‘at heart’ of Russia probe | Fox News

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