Mueller wants subpoenas for 35 witnesses in Manafort trial

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerAn unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Senate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG MORE on Wednesday requested 35 sets of subpoenas from a judge for witnesses to appear at the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortCountering the ongoing Republican delusion Yellen should utilize the resources available before pushing new regulations Huawei paid Tony Podesta 0K for White House lobbying MORE

Bloomberg News reported that Mueller sought the subpoenas from a judge in Alexandria, Va., where Manafort’s trial is set to get underway on July 10.

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Mueller asked for blank subpoenas, with the names to be filled in later, Bloomberg reported.

Manafort is facing numerous charges of bank fraud and money laundering. He faces 18 criminal charges in Virginia federal court and five in Washington.

He is one of four former Trump associates to face charges or plead guilty thus far in Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.