Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort seeks release from jail as he awaits trial

By | June 25, 2018

Paul Manafort has appealed a federal judge’s order jailing him as he awaits trial on charges by the special counsel that he ran a secret lobbying campaign for Ukraine.

Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who is being held at a Virginia jail, gave notice of the appeal in court filings Monday afternoon.

“Defendant Paul J. Manafort, Jr. hereby appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from this Court’s order . . . granting the government’s motion to revoke Defendant’s pretrial release and denying Defendant’s motion to stay the order of …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News