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Breaking: Jury reaches stunning decision in the trial of Paul Manafort

A partial verdict was reached in the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort Tuesday. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

After several days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Paul Manafort returned their verdict on Tuesday, but only on 8 of the 18 charges against the former Trump campaign manager.

The judge in the trial reached an agreement to read the verdicts but allow a mistrial in the 10 charges that the jury could not decide on.

The jury then announced that Manafort was found guiltyon 8 counts.

Manafort was convicted on all five tax evasion charges, two smaller bank fraud charges, and one charge of failure-to-report.

The jury could not reach a unanimous decision on two other bank fraud charges, three other failure-to-report charges, and various conspiracy charges.

The charges had to do with political consulting work Manafort did for pro-Russian elements of the government in Ukraine. This work was done prior to his short time as Trump's campaign manager in the 2016 election.

Manafort faces up to 80 years in prison for the charges he is guilty of.

President Donald Trump last tweeted about the charges against his former campaign manager on August 1. "He worked for me for a very short time," the president tweeted. "Why didn’t government tell me that he was under investigation. These old charges have nothing to do with Collusion - a Hoax!"

Here's the Fox News report on the verdict:

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