Trump former campaign manager charged with conspiracy against the US

Vastavam web: President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was today charged with conspiracy against the US and money laundering, a significant development in a special counsel investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.Manafort, 68, and his business associate Rick Gates, 45, surrendered to federal authorities and they were expected in court later today to face charges.
The indictment is part of the investigations being done by former FBI chief Robert Mueller, who has been appointed by the Department of Justice as a special counsel to probe into the allegations of Russian interference into the presidential elections and the connection with the Trump Campaign if any.The indictment filed in federal court in Washington also accused both men of funneling tens of millions of dollars in payments through foreign companies and bank accounts.The Clinton Campaign and the Democratic Party have alleged that the Russian interference had contributed in Trump’s electoral victory and the shocking defeat of Hillary Clinton.
Mueller is also investigating if Trump indulged in obstruction of justice.A day earlier, Trump in a series of tweets said it is not a coincidence that news surrounding Mueller’s investigation was surfacing at the same time Republicans are pushing tax reform