Paul Manafort Kept in Solitary Confinement for 23 Hours a Day
Axios ^ | 7/6/2018 | Michael Sykes
Posted on 7/6/2018, 2:13:31 PM by Alter Kaker
Newly released court documents explain that President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being kept in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day ahead of his July 25 trial, citing that his safety cannot be guaranteed otherwise while in prison.
The big picture: Manafort’s bail was revoked by a judge, and his legal team is currently appealing that decision arguing that being imprisoned in such a manner at a facility two hours away from his legal team is hampering his ability to defend himself. Manafort has been indicted on charges including money laundering and bank fraud.
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