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Ex-Trump aide Manafort to be arraigned in New York on Thursday - court spokesman

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort to be arraigned in New York on Thursday - court spokesman
FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort departs after a motions hearing in his indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo   -   Copyright  Joshua Roberts(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman who was convicted last year in federal court, will be arraigned in New York on Thursday to face state charges, according to a court spokesman.

Manafort, 70, is scheduled to appear before Judge Maxwell Wiley on Thursday at 2:15 p.m. EDT (1815 GMT) in New York State Supreme Court to face 16 felony charges brought by the Manhattan district attorney, spokesman Lucian Chalfen told Reuters.

(Reporting by Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne in New York; Editing by Howard Goller)

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