DOJ Intervenes to Keep Paul Manafort Out of Rikers

HeadlineJun 19, 2019

New concerns over the Justice Department’s impartiality are emerging following reports that Attorney General William Barr’s top deputy intervened to prevent Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort from being transferred to Rikers Island while he awaits trial. Manafort is expected instead to be held at a federal prison in Manhattan, after he was transferred from a Pennsylvania federal prison, where he is currently serving a 7.5-year sentence on criminal conspiracy charges and charges of bank fraud and tax evasion.

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