Mueller investigating Manafort for decade-old crimes: report

Mueller investigating Manafort for decade-old crimes: report
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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Paul Manafort for crimes that took place as far back as 11 years ago, CNN reported Tuesday.

The FBI warrant to raid Manafort's home in July said that Mueller’s investigation into Manafort is stretching back to January 2006, according to CNN.

This points to Mueller stretching his probe far beyond Manafort’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election and examining President Trump's former campaign head for other crimes as well.

Mueller has taken other steps that similarly point in this direction. He tapped New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) to help investigate Manafort’s past, blocking President Trump from being able to pardon Manafort.

A report Monday revealed that the federal government wiretapped Manafort during and after the 2016 election, with one of the warrants centering around his work for the Ukrainian government.