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A federal judge's decision on Friday to send Paul Manafort to jail means Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, is now faced with the same decision as several others in the Russia investigation: Should he flip?
The witnesses the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is accused of trying to tamper with are Alan Friedman and Eckart Sager, two former journalists who were involved in a lobbying group's efforts to bolster Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's reputation in the US in 2013.
The special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the Trump campaign, and Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian intelligence operative who has long been an associate of Manafort's.
If the special counsel Robert Mueller has enough evidence to prove that Paul Manafort tried to tamper with witness testimony, it could undermine his defense and also spell trouble for President Donald Trump.
‘He doesn’t follow anyone’s advice’: Trump’s conversations with witnesses about the Russia probe may have opened him up ...
Legal experts are baffled that President Donald Trump spoke to witnesses in the Russia investigation about their interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller.