Jury selected for trial of ex-Giuliani associate Parnas

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By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) -A jury was selected on Tuesday to decide the fate of a onetime associate of Donald Trump’s former lawyer Rudy Giuliani, in a case that could shed light on how campaign finance operates behind the scenes, including during the Republican former president’s failed 2020 re-election bid. Opening arguments are slated for Wednesday in the case against Lev Parnas, and his co-defendant, Andrey Kukushkin, in Manhattan federal court. The Ukraine-born Parnas has been charged with concealing an illegal $325,000 donation to support Trump’s re-election effort. Parnas and Kuku…

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