Mueller probing if Manafort offered banker White House job for loans

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (L) arrives at a federal courthouse with his attorney Kevin Downing (R) November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (L) arrives at a federal courthouse with his attorney Kevin Downing (R) November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Mueller’s investigators are probing if there was an arrangement between Calk along with Manafort related to the loans, according to NBC News, which cites two people with direct knowledge of the matter.

According to filings by Mueller’s office last week, Manafort will be alleged to have acquired a mortgage for the house in Virginia “by The Federal Savings Bank through a series of false along with fraudulent representations to The Federal Savings Bank.”

Calk never received a job inside White House.

Manafort’s lawyers along having a spokesman for the office of the special counsel did not immediately respond to CNBC’s requests for comment.

Mueller was appointed last year to investigate Russian interference inside 2016 presidential election, as well as possible collusion by the Trump campaign with Russians.

As part of that will probe, Manafort last year was indicted with his associate along with fellow former Trump campaign official Rick Gates on charges of conspiracy to launder money, lying to federal investigators along with failure to register as foreign agents in their work on behalf of a pro-Russia Ukraine party.

Both men have pleaded not guilty in that will case.

Read the full NBC News story here.

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