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Judicial orders Paul Manafort detained in connection with testimony allegations: NPR



Paul Manafort arrives at a hearing at the District Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday. A judge ordered him to imprison his trial in connection with the alleged witness's manipulation.

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Paul Manafort arrives at a hearing at the District Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday. A judge ordered him to imprison his trial in connection with the alleged witness's manipulation.

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Updated at 11:50

A federal judge decided Friday that Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort must be imprisoned for his trial in connection with alleged witness's manipulation.

Manafort, prosecutor and others were in court in Washington, DC, followed by accusations that Manafort and a Russian associate may have asked future witnesses in the case of jury.

Manafort's Prosecutor also charges that he and a partner, Konstantin Kilimnik, may have contacted European witnesses to instruct them to report jury members in Manafort's attempt. The lobbying work they did together was limited only to Europe and did not take place in the United States.