Financial Fraud Trial Begins for Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

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Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for Donald Trump, exits the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, February 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will go to trial Tuesday on financial fraud charges stemming from overseas income he received from Ukrainian oligarchs to promote the pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych. It's the first trial brought by special counsel Robert Mueller originating from his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. We'll bring you updates on the Manafort trial and the Russia investigation and discuss their political implications for President Trump.