Who is Paul Manafort, and what could his trial mean for Donald...

Who is Paul Manafort, and what could his trial mean for Donald Trump?

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Paul Manafort, the one-time head of the campaign to elect Donald Trump as president, is about to stand trial on charges arising from Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential Russian interference in US politics – the outcome of which could be highly significant for the president. Who is Paul Manafort? After becoming involved with the Trump campaign in spring 2016, political operative Paul Manafort took over from Corey Lewandowski as campaign manager in June the same year.