Paul Manafort's defense against charges from special counsel Robert Mueller just took another hit.
On Tuesday, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., denied the defense's motion to dismiss some of the charges.
Manafort's defense team argued Mueller didn't have the authority to file certain charges.
But in her decision, Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote, "The [Justice Department] regulations place no boundaries on who can be investigated or what charges can be brought." The charges Manafort faces in D.C. include money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
oN Tuesday a federal judge on denied former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's motion to dismiss the indictment returned against him by a grand jury in Washington, DC. The ruling rejects.. Source: Wochit -