Manafort, 69, in court after being found guilty last year of eight felony crimes – follow the news live
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Meanwhile, here’s the scene in Denver at the presidential campaign launch of former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who is competing with several major politics stories for airtime this evening:
DENVER! @NRateliff is ready for tonight, are you? Doors open at 5 PM!
More of Manafort’s comments to the judge, via the Washington Post:
The last two years have been the most difficult years for my family and I. To say that I feel humiliated and ashamed would be a gross understatement.
Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, asks judge for compassion and does not apologize for his conduct https://t.co/d5uzrlGCu2