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Mueller used Paul Manafort's own words to throw cold water on his argument in a new court filing

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Paul Manafort recently filed a motion asking the judge in one of the two criminal cases against him to push back his trial date, arguing that he does not have enough access to his lawyers and documents needed to prepare a defense.
The special counsel Robert Mueller, who charged Manafort in both cases, threw cold water on Manafort's argument in a new court filing Wednesday.
The document said Manafort enjoys "VIP" privileges at the prison he's incarcerated in, has had over 100 phone calls with his lawyers, and is able to write and receive emails, among other...
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Paul Manafort is receiving all kinds of special VIP perks in prison, including his own private living space and bathroom

Paul Manafort is receiving all kinds of special VIP perks in prison, including his own private living space and bathroom

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is receiving VIP treatment in jail, according to a new court filing.
He reportedly has his own private living space, bathroom, and workspace to prepare for his July 25 trial - and doesn't even have to wear a prison uniform.
Manafort is the defendant in two separate criminal trials prosecuted by the special counsel Robert Mueller. He faces over 20 charges related to bank and tax fraud, among others.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is getting the luxury treatment in jail while awaiting trial, according to a Wednesday...
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