Asst. U.S. Attorney Andy Weissmann speaks outside the Federal Court House after bringing charges against former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow October 2, 2002 in Houston, Texas.
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Andrew Weissmann, a leading prosecutor on special counsel Robert Mueller‘s team, has made a deal to write a book about his work, which included the criminal case against President Donald Trump‘s campaign manager, according to a new report Friday.
Weissmann’s book was acquired by publisher Random House, The New York Times reported. It is believed to be the first time a Mueller prosecutor has obtained a publishing deal related to the investigation.
Random House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNBC.
Weissmann was heavily involved in the prosecution of Paul Manafort, the longtime Republican operative who led Trump’s presidential campaign for several months in 2016.
Manafort is serving a 7 1/2-year prison sentence for conspiracy and financial crimes.
Weissmann in April…