Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manfort headed to jail for witness tampering.

By |2018-06-16T05:29:28+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Front Page, News|Tags: , , , , , |15 Comments

This is what Trump was trying to distract from this morning.

Courtesy of WaPo:

A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday over charges he tampered with witnesses while out on bail — a major blow for President Trump’s former campaign chairman as he awaits trial on federal conspiracy and money-laundering charges next month.

“You have abused the trust placed in you six months ago,’’ U.S. District Court judge Amy Berman Jackson told Manafort. “The government motion will be granted and the defendant will be detained.”

Manafort, dressed in a blue suit and red tie, was led out of the courtroom by security officers. He turned and gave a last look and wave to his wife, seated in the well of the court. She nodded back to him.

The order to incarcerate Manafort capped a months-long fight over the terms of his bail. He had been asking to post a $10 million bond and end seven months of home detention.

Boy this “witch hunt” of Robert Mueller’s certainly seems to be rounding up more than its fair share of witches. 

I can hardly wait to watch Trump’s Twitter account explode in response to this. 

Update: As predicted Trump limbered up the old Twitter fingers and jumped right in. 

I suppose the sarcasm is an attempt to hide the abject terror.

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  1. Sarah P June 15, 2018 at 9:13 am

    This is good news for Paul. He does not have to wear his ankle bracelets any more.

    • Gryphen June 15, 2018 at 9:19 am

      There’s always an upside.

    • Anon June 15, 2018 at 11:11 am

      Yeah. But you still have to hear 8Track whine about his. Have fun with That!

  2. Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 9:26 am

    Blue suit and red tie. Hmmmmm…….interesting choice of attire, yes?

    • Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 5:54 pm

      Pardon me, pretty pleeeeease?

  3. Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Hopefully Cohen next.

  4. Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 11:15 am

    What about Comey and Crooked Hillary and all of the others?
    they are fine because they didn’t break the law, moron.

    Can’t wait to see donnie jr in an orange jump suit.

  5. abbafan June 15, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Fuckin’ senile dotard can’t read or comprehend! “Wow, what a tough sentence…”; what the fuck??? There was NO trial yet, NOR was any conviction handed down!! Looks like the “stable genius” learned jack-shit at Wharton! What an awful embarrassment for them!! To paraphrase one of fatso’s late professors, “he was the most goddamned, laziest, stupidest student I ever taught”!!

    • majii June 15, 2018 at 3:16 pm

      All the dotard thinks he needs to solve any problem or reach any conclusion about a matter is what he “thinks.” He doesn’t seem to understand that what he “thinks” is always wrong. You’re right, he is an embarrassment, and not only at a national level but at an international level.

      • Anon June 15, 2018 at 3:30 pm

        It’s like taking candy from a baby.

    • Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 3:43 pm

      He never attended Wharton,just another one of his lies.

      Interesting after manafort got caught,trump “hardly knows him”.when are these losers going to wise up and rat on trump for a change?

      • Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 4:20 pm

        He thinks that he’s above everything and will walk off scot free.
        A Republican controlled congress will let him, too, because they don’t have the balls and are worried about their own butts.

  6. Anon June 15, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    What’s the penalty for rig tampering?

  7. Old Redneck June 15, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    I have a new neighbor!!! Paul Manafort is in the Northern Neck Regional Jail, Warsaw, VA, about 2.5 hours south of DC, 15 minutes west of me. Should I go visit? Visitation is 2:15 – 3:15 Friday only.

    Here he is . . . in the VIP section.

  8. Anonymous June 15, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    Does ‘manafort’ mean ‘huge gaping vagina’ in Urdu?

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