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A breakdown of the verdict on 18 counts in Manafort's case

A breakdown of the verdict on 18 counts in Manafort's case

Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman of U.S. President Donald Trump, was on Tuesday found guilty on eight out of 18 criminal charges of bank and tax fraud by a jury at the federal court in northern Virginia, according to multiple news reports. She revealed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team was one holdout juror away from winning a conviction against Manafort on all 18 counts.

She said, "it kind of sent a message of "we're bored with this" and I'm thinking, 'well if you're bored then why are we here?'" But the holdout, a female, said she harbored reasonable doubt, Duncan said.

The jury found Manafort guilty of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failing to disclose a foreign bank account.

He was ultimately convicted on 8 counts, with the juror's opposition causing the other 10 to be declared a mistrial. However, Duncan said she became convinced that Manafort was guilty on all 18 counts of bank and tax fraud, and nearly the entire jury agreed; she revealed that the jury deadlocked on ten of the counts due to a single juror. "But, in the end, she held out, and that's why we had 10 counts that did not get a verdict".

Although Judge T.S. Ellis had kept the jurors' names sealed out of fear for their personal safety, Duncan said that she's not anxious about coming forward.

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Paula Duncan, a juror on the Paul Manafort trial appears on Fox News, Aug. 22, 2018.This courtroom sketch depicts U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III speaking to the lawyers and defendant Paul Manafort.

Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of tax evasion, one count of making false statements, one count of making unlawful campaign contributions and one count of making an excessive contribution at the request of a campaign or candidate for office. She described a taxing and emotional deliberation process and said the discussions brought some jurors to tears. But they also told jurors that bank chairman Stephen Calk pushed through the loans anyway because he wanted Manafort to help him become secretary of the Army or secure another high-level government post. Although Manafort didn't work with Trump as intimately as Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, Manafort could provide key details: What Trump knew about the Trump Tower meeting involving a Russian lawyer proffering dirt on Hillary Clinton, the GOP platform change, and any advance notice of Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee, for starters. Trump could vacate Manafort's convictions with a presidential pardon. Mark Warner (D-Va.) tweeted shortly after news of the verdicts in the Manafort trial were released. "It is clear that, as the prosecutor noted, Mr. Cohen's actions reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over a significant period of time".

"I think I expected a little more", Duncan said.

President Trump called the verdict a "sad thing" and said Manafort is "a good man".