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What I Learned From 4 Days Covering the Manafort Trial

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There are no electronic devices or cameras allowed inside the Alexandria, Va., courtroom where former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces charges that could add up to more than 300 years behind bars. Reporter Griffin Connolly adds some color to the proceedings with details from inside the federal courthouse following its first four days.

Manafort is facing charges of tax evasion and bank fraud in this first trial to stem from the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. election.