Judge sends Manafort to jail after Mueller charges witness tampering


A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday after revoking the former Trump campaign chairman’s bail.

Manafort appeared in court Friday after special counsel Robert Mueller asked a court to revoke Manafort’s pretrial release conditions due to his alleged attempted witness tampering.

Mueller filed a superseding indictment against Manafort, who was already facing multiple charges related to financial crime, accusing him of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

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