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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is shown in a court room sketch, during a testimony of a longtime business associate Rick Gates (not shown), on the fifth day of his trial, on bank and tax fraud charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., August 6, 2018. Judge T.S. Ellis (rear C) looks on. REUTERS/Bill Hennessy

Jury submits note with 4 questions to Manafort judge

The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has submitted a note to the judge with four questions.

The questions came as the jury began deliberations Thursday.

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One question asked for a redefinition of “reasonable doubt.” Others dealt with the list of exhibits, filing rules for foreign bank accounts and the definition of the term “shelf companies,” used to describe some foreign companies used by Manafort.

Judge T.S. Ellis told the jury they need to rely on their collective memory of the evidence to answer most questions. He provided a basic restatement of his earlier instructions about reasonable doubt.

The jury briefly resumed deliberations after submitting the note. They are to continue deliberating Friday.

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