After receiving a 47 month sentence in prison last week, former lobbyist and consultant to President Trump, Paul Manafort, is set to get almost double the amount of time behind bars. Manafort was sentenced to an additional 73 months, but stated that 30 of the months would be concurrent with the sentence he was given the week before . This was due to the charges including two charges for conspiracy, witness tampering and obstruction of justice, after he was released on bail, as well as urging two witnesses to commit perjury in his defense.
Unfortunately, after his sentencing, the State of New York charged Paul Manafort with 16 state felonies. Sources say that if he is convicted, President Trump would not be able to pardon him.
If you recall, Manafort was sentenced to 47 months behind bars for eight felonies which consists of hiding millions overseas, cheating the U.S. out of millions in taxes as well as defrauding the banks that lent him the money.
This means that the 69 year-old will be incarcerated for a total of 7.5 years. If not more!
Stay tuned for updates as the story develops.