Manafort's defense team argued Mueller didn't have the authority to file certain charges.
"Given the combination of his prominence within the campaign and his ties to Ukrainian officials supported by and operating out of Russia, as well as to Russian oligarchs, Manafort was an obvious person of interest", the ruling said.
U.S. district judge Amy Jackson declined to throw out the case against Manafort, who faces two indictments from the special counsel.
Rosenstein "expressly approved the special counsel's investigation of the facts alleged in the indictment, so there has been no violation of the regulations, and the special counsel did not act without authority", wrote Jackson, who was appointed by Democratic President Barack Obama.
JR Smith 'known for' dirty plays, says Marcus Smart
Smith had a disgusting game, recording zero points while going 0-for-7. "I understand why they gave me a flag there". Even after the game, which the Celtics won 107-94, Smart remained less amused by the whole ordeal.
A Russian firm accused by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of funding a conspiracy to meddle in the 2016 presidential election claimed Monday that the government hasn't shown that it intentionally broke the law.
Peter Carr, a spokesman for the special counsel's office, declined to comment on the ruling. "So even in the unlikely event that the Acting Attorney General and the Special Counsel never discussed what the investigation included at the time of the appointment, the singular event that defendant insists would be necessary to make his indictment valid - an explicit referral of the specific matter to the Special Counsel - has taken place".
As Judge Jackson explains, Manafort's challenge to Mueller's authority fails for four reasons.
Rosenstein also had authority "to define the Special Counsel's charter broadly", and explicitly confirmed Mueller's authority to investigate Manafort's Ukrainian work in an August 2017 memo, she found.
Metro Exodus delayed until next spring, STALKER 2 due 2021
In an email this morning, a PR manager for Koch Media confirmed that the game will appear in a playable form at this year's E3. But if it retains the same spooky vibes and haunting creatures as the previous two games, I'm all for waiting a bit longer.
"Who had connections to the Russian government?" Her decision on Wednesday allows one of two criminal cases against Manafort to proceed.
He faces a separate set of bank fraud and other financial charges in Virginia, for a trial set to begin in July. The Virginia indictment accuses him of hiding tens of millions of dollars he earned advising pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine from 2006 through 2015.
Manafort has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, none of which are directly related to work he performed for Trump's campaign. US District Judge TS Ellis III has yet to rule on it. Ellis had previously grilled Mueller's team on whether the case was within his mandate and questioned whether they brought the case to get Manafort to testify against Trump.
At Google, 'responsibility' upstages new technology
In the event, new features of Google Maps were also unveiled and will be rolling out these coming months both on Android and iOS . All this information it shares with the advertisers to report how online ads have helped in increasing store visits.