JUST IN: Paul Manafort pleads "not guilty" to dozens of new charges

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Manafort is facing two separate indictments on an array of charges, including conspiracy to launder money, filing false tax returns and failing to register as a foreign agent for lobbying work for the pro-Kremlin Ukrainian government of former President Viktor Yanukovych.

As NBC News has reported, Manafort received three loans in December 2016 and January 2017 from Federal Savings Bank, where Calk was president, for homes in New York City, Virginia and the Hamptons.

US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson set Manafort's trial to start September 17 in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

A trial is set for September 17 in special counsel Robert Mueller's criminal case against Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump.

On Friday, Gates pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hide tens of millions of dollars while working with Manafort. His associate Rick Gates pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy February 23.

"I continue to maintain my innocence", Manafort said in the statement that angered the judge.

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Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, said he would file a legal brief questioning the scope of the judge's gag order. Charges also have been filed against 13 Russians, but they remain fugitives.

Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News.

Both men are accused of laundering more than $30 million.

Manafort had previously pleaded not guilty in the case, but the latest indictment, which mirrored the charges filed against him last October, required him to formally enter a second plea. Manafort also faces charges in Virginia accusing him of tax evasion and bank fraud. His arraignment in that court is scheduled for Friday afternoon, and there is no trial date yet in that case.

Andres said the special counsel's office understood, but stressed that Manafort chose not to waive his right to have the charges brought in Virginia. She said she thought that was "appropriate", but said it should be 50 questions or fewer.

Last week, a federal grand jury returned new charges against Manafort and ex-associate Rick Gates as part of the probe into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign figures during the 2016 election.

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