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Federal judge ruled that ex-Trump campaign chief has violated a plea

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is being charged with a third indictment by Attorney Robert Mueller for alleged witness handling in the US District Court in Washington, USA, on June 15, 2018. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst // File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, violated his pledge with special adviser Robert Mueller's office by deliberately indicting prosecutors, as a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson in the District of Columbia District Court found that there was evidence that Manafort had lied on three different issues, including his communication with his former business partner Konstantin Kilimnik, but she affirmed that Manafort was The charge had deliberately lied on two other issues.

Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch and Eric Beech; Editing by Tom Brown

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