Former Trump Campaign Chief Manafort Going To Jail To Await Trial
WASHINGTON: A government judge on Friday sent President Donald Trump’s previous crusade director, Paul Manafort, to imprison pending preliminary, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller accused him a week ago of witness altering.
It was the most recent scene in the fall of Manafort, a long-lasting political administrator and representative who has been a focal point of Mueller’s examination concerning Russia’s part in the 2016 US presidential race. US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington denied Manafort’s safeguard, sending him to imprison. “I have no craving for this. Yet, at last, I can’t choose not to see,” she said. “You’ve mishandled the trust set in you.”
Manafort has been prosecuted by Mueller in both Washington and Virginia on a heap of charges, including scheme against the US. His preliminary in the Washington case is booked for September. He had stayed on home control in Alexandria, Virginia, and had been required to wear an electronic observing gadget. Manafort’s preliminary on the related charges in Virginia is set for July 25. He has argued not liable to all charges.