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Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial
CNN ^ | June 15, 2018 | Katelyn Polantz, CNN

Posted on 06/15/2018 11:28:56 AM PDT by Innovative

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail.

Two weeks after Robert Mueller's prosecutors dropped new accusations of witness tampering on him, US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday revoked Manafort's bail, which allowed him out on house arrest.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; manafort; searchmanafort; witchhunt
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This is beyond preposterous.
1 posted on 06/15/2018 11:28:56 AM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Judicial fascism.


2 posted on 06/15/2018 11:30:16 AM PDT by Enterprise
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To: Innovative

Lock her up 0

Lock him up 2


3 posted on 06/15/2018 11:30:45 AM PDT by granada
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To: Innovative

Can this be appealed?

The so called tampering seemed pretty thin


4 posted on 06/15/2018 11:32:33 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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As long as they do the same for Illary and Mueller and the other leftist scumbags, I’m okay with it.


5 posted on 06/15/2018 11:34:13 AM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( Sessions couldn't find his own ass if Al Franken was grabbing it at the time ))))
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Note to self.... if i am ever under house arrest for foreign dealings, don’t call people over seas and ask them to testify for me. Let my lawyer do that.


6 posted on 06/15/2018 11:35:32 AM PDT by kjam22
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To: granada

Solely for the optics of having someone associated with Trump in actual jail so in minimally informed public see him (Trump) as guilty.


7 posted on 06/15/2018 11:36:42 AM PDT by americas.best.days... ( Donald John Trump has pulled the sword from the stone.)
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To: Innovative

Mueller comes thru in the clutch with a Friday drop so the talking heads don’t have to bother discussing the FBI election tampering on the weekend news shows.


8 posted on 06/15/2018 11:38:42 AM PDT by Flick Lives (Suddenly someone'll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o' shrimp out of the blue, no explanation.)
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This is beyond preposterous.

Standard practice if a defendant out on bail is trying to influence witnesses.

9 posted on 06/15/2018 11:40:29 AM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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Note to self.... if i am ever under house arrest for foreign dealings, don’t call people over seas and ask them to testify for me. Let my lawyer do that.

I'm mostly a civil litigator these days, but back when I did white-collar criminal defense, the first piece of advice given to any client was not to talk to anyone about the case. If you want to find out what a witness is going to say, the defendant's lawyer asks the witness's lawyer. Direct communication between a defendant and a witness is asking for trouble.

10 posted on 06/15/2018 11:44:14 AM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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There should be no reason he would waive his right to a speedy trial if he is in jail. I’m not a lawyer though. Lets see what Muellers got. They better have sompin this is a major railroad job.


11 posted on 06/15/2018 11:46:25 AM PDT by Soros Billions (Gore is a pussy, Hillary : There's a man for ya)
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Banana Republic.


12 posted on 06/15/2018 11:51:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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Yeah sounds like Manafort is one of those clients who can’t defer the defence investigation to the lawyers and their own investigation team. He had to know he was being closely monitored for any slip ups. If he didn’t his hubris is telling.


13 posted on 06/15/2018 11:52:07 AM PDT by Lent
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If Mueller’s thugs approach YOU (or me or whoever) you have two choices
1) Make up something about Trump/Russia
2) Go to jail

I have no problems if Manafort goes to jail for life if he has committed crimes that deserve it - IF the investigation and prosecution are somewhat consistent with what other citizens would face. If he is being treated different than the rest of us because of his connection to a political figure, there is a YUGE problem. And it certainly looks like Mueller would be more comfortable in Cuba or various countries in South America. Manafort is not just being put in prison “for his own good” (or ours) but to send a message to others who may stand up to Mueller.

Those who are “so concerned” that Trump’s recent pardons are meant to send a message should be speaking out on Mueller’s recent imprisonment.


14 posted on 06/15/2018 11:55:41 AM PDT by LostPassword
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“On June 17, 2010, President Obama nominated Jackson to fill a vacant seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia”


15 posted on 06/15/2018 11:58:48 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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the first piece of advice given to any client was not to talk to anyone about the case.

Absolutely

16 posted on 06/15/2018 11:59:42 AM PDT by kjam22
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To: Innovative; All

While I trust and believe in President Trump, ALL government entities at pretty much ALL levels are DEAD to me now. DEAD! Many were already on Life support!

(But, I DO love my Town Board Chairman - I’m engaged to him so I’d better, LOL!)

Clean House, Mr. President. CLEAN. HOUSE.

P.S.

Best. Election. Ever. EVER! MAGA!


17 posted on 06/15/2018 12:07:14 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set.)
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As long as they do the same for Illary and Mueller and the other leftist scumbags, I’m okay with it.

Be ready to not be ok with it.

18 posted on 06/15/2018 12:09:56 PM PDT by corlorde
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To: Innovative

Anybody know her phone number or address?


19 posted on 06/15/2018 12:13:08 PM PDT by eCSMaster (Democrats: the political party of the undeadD)
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“On June 17, 2010, President Obama nominated Jackson to fill a vacant seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia”

After nomination expired, re-nominated in 2011 and approved by vote of 97-0

20 posted on 06/15/2018 12:13:41 PM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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