Manafort faced two federal trials because he exercised his option to keep the tax and bank fraud charges in the state where he lived.
"No one is beyond the law in NY", said District Attorney Cyrus Vance in NY, according to a statement. A grand jury there returned the indictment on March 7. But Manafort admitted guilt on all charges in his Washington plea.
Said Manafort to the judge: "In my previous elocution, I told Judge Ellis that I was ashamed at my conduct that brought me into his court, and for that, I said I took responsibility".
Mueller's team has not made a specific recommendation on Manafort's sentencing in the Washington case but called him a "hardened" criminal in a filing last month, arguing he should be held accountable for the "gravity" of his crimes. He was previously thought to be a key witness for Mueller as he investigates allegations of collusion between the campaign and the Russian government.
"I am sorry for what I've done", Manafort told the courtroom. "While I cannot change the past, I can work to change the future".
The Manafort case is part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
She added that the assertion may not even be "accurate" because the special counsel probe is not over and she found that Manafort lied to investigators about issues at the heart of their investigation. "I will be 70 years old in a few weeks", he continued. He has apparently been giving prosecutors a great deal of information about various investigations into Trump world and has not yet been sentenced.
Before his sentencing, Manafort, who was brought into court in a wheelchair, pleaded to the judge not to sentence him to more time other than the 47 months he was given last week in a separate case.
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The Atlantic's Natasha Bertrand (an MSNBC contributor) tweeted that Kevin Downing, one of Manafort's lawyers, "is saying that Judge ABJ found that there was no evidence of Russian Federation collusion" and that protestors responded, "That's not what she said".
Jackson suggested that argument was aimed at winning a pardon from Trump.
"He engaged in crime, again and again".
Manafort, a lifelong political operator whose clients have included dictators Ferdinand Marcos and Mobutu Sese Seko, said he has learned his lesson. "Everybody's going nuts over this".
None of Manafort's charges, however, relates to allegations of collusion with Russian Federation.
Manafort's admitted crimes span several years but do not touch on his work as Trump's campaign chairman. Trump has not officially ruled it out and continues to express sympathy for his former campaign chairman. He also admitted to deceiving accountants, a bookkeeper and banks.
"Mr. Manafort committed crimes that undermined our political process and subverted the due process of law". That punishment is on top of a roughly four-year sentence he received last week in a separate case in Virginia. Last week, in what experts say was a surprising and generous diversion from norms, Manafort was sentenced to just 47 months when guidelines specified about two decades.
Manafort, who led Trump's presidential campaign for three months in mid-2016, said he was the primary caregiver for his wife Kathleen and wanted the chance for them to resume their life together.