Stunning stories of expenses emerged as prosecutors suggested Rick Gates might not testify, surprising observers
Leave out the home renovations. No pictures of fancy suits. Don’t call them oligarchs. And no eye-rolling.
The second day of the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort saw the presiding judge, TS Ellis III, issue a stream of guidelines for prosecutors attempting to paint a picture of how Manafort lived high on the hog while allegedly failing to pay taxes.