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Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

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Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at US District Court on June 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s presidential campaign chairman was sentenced Thursday to less than 4 years in prison for financial fraud in a federal court in Virginia. The sentence is drawing wide ire for falling far short of the 19-25 year prison term recommended under sentencing guidelines.

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