The Russia Connection

Document: Judge Rejects Paul Manafort's Challenge to the Special Counsel's Authority

By Victoria Clark
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 5:03 PM

Judge T.S. Ellis III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia rejected Paul Manafort's claim that Special Counsel Robert Mueller lacks the authority to pursue charges against him, denying Manafort's motion to dismiss the indictment. The full opinion is available below.