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Paul Manafort gets additional 43 months in prison in second sentencing for conspiracy charges

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President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison on Wednesday in a case related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Manafort to 73 months in prison, but said 30 of the months would run concurrently with a sentence in a separate case.

Manafort pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy last year, which each carried a maximum sentence of five years in prison. At his sentencing hearing, Manafort said he was sorry for what he had done.

But the federal judge had a harsh response to his request for leniency.

“It’s hard to overstate the number of lies, the amount of fraud and the extraordinary amount of money involved” in his crimes, said Jackson.

“Court is one of those places where facts still matter,” she added.

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In a separate case, Manafort was sentenced to nearly four years in prison by a federal judge last week after being convicted of five counts of filing false income tax returns, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failing to report a foreign bank account. Manafort was also ordered to pay $24 million in restitution and a $50,000 fine.

The sentences mean Manafort will spend a total of more than 7 years in prison.

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Donald Trump: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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Israel’s Netanyahu just christened a building named after Trump — that doesn’t even exist

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent his Father’s Day dedicating a new Trump Tower-type building that hasn't been built in a town that doesn't exist.

Standing in front of a large sign saying "Trump Heights," Netanyahu, who is being forced back into another election, announced the building before planning even began, Axios reported.

A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate “Trump Heights” — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!! @POTUS pic.twitter.com/fdYWzokFLK

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