"The government motion will be granted, and the defendant will be detained".
'This is not middle school. I mean, could you imagine if they burst into Barack Obama's lawyer's office?
"This hearing is not about politics". That witness was disturbed by the contact and reported it to the special counsel.
Manafort, who is 69, now loses the relative freedom he enjoyed while preparing for two criminal trials, and he faces the possibility, if tried and convicted, of spending the rest of his life in prison. As he approached the courtroom door, he waved to his wife, Kathleen, who nodded to him.
Manafort was not sentenced, but was sent to jail for violating the terms of his bail. He had been confined to his home on electronic monitoring and other restrictions since he was first indicted October 27 during special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort was confined to house arrest and posted a $10 million bond.
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"This is Paul. Paul Manafort". He worked for Ronald Reagan.
President Donald Trump said he is not strongly connected to Manafort, saying he worked for the campaign for "a very short period of time".
None of the current charges against Manafort connect back to Trump. He also included a comparison to "Comey and Crooked Hillary".
Manafort served as Trump's campaign chairman from March 29, 2016 until August 19 of the same year.
Trump reacted to the news of Manafort's jailing by calling it "very unfair". "It would have to be way down the road".
Mr Mueller's team this month asked the judge to revoke Mr Manafort's bail.
Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
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In a superseding indictment, the prosecutors claimed that Mr. Manafort and a close associate, Konstantin V. Kilimnik, had contacted the two witnesses this year, hoping to persuade them to testify that Mr. Manafort had never lobbied in the United States for Viktor F. Yanukovych, the pro-Moscow president of Ukraine who fled to Russian Federation in 2014 after a popular uprising.
Manafort's trial is now scheduled for September.
Mr Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was even more direct, telling a NY newspaper that the Manafort situation could eventually get "cleaned up" by presidential pardons.
Who was Manafort accused of contacting? "You add on top of that tampering with witnesses and any judge is going to throw the book at him".
"We learned about it because a witness in this case brought forward information about the tampering". One of the February 2018 conversations cited by prosecutors between Manafort and a person identified as "Person D1" lasted a minute and 24 seconds. "At the least, he has shown he is adept" at making them. The judge responded that Westling was "somewhat understating what we have".
"These are not random outreaches to these witnesses", Andres said. Gates has since pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a deal with prosecutors.
None of the charges against him make reference to alleged Russian interference in the election nor the accusations of collusion between Moscow and Trump's campaign.
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"Either he can double down in his resolve to fight it or it's the last straw and it breaks his will and he decides to work out a plea bargain", Michael Zeldin, a former federal prosecutor, told Reuters. The charges include failing to register as a foreign agent, lying to investors, and conspiracy to launder money.