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The real story behind Paul Manafort and his tough prison arrest (Video)

The real story behind Paul Manafort and his tough prison arrest (Video)

There is more to Manafort’s stiff sentence that meets the eye, including much untold information about Manafort’s Ukraine lobbying efforts which were done in coordination with Obama’s Ukraine strategy to wedge Russia’s neighbor into the EU and NATO at all costs, including a violent government coup.

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou speaks with Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris, who tells the untold story of Paul Manafort, and breaks down what awaits him when his trial gets underway in September. Remember to Please Subscribe to The Duran’s YouTube Channel.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for violating the FARA act (foreign lobbying charges) from a jail cell.

Two weeks after special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors dropped new accusations of witness tampering on Manafort, Obama appointed US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Friday revoked Manafort’s bail.

Manafort had been allowed to live in his Alexandria, Virginia, apartment under house arrest, wearing up to two ankle monitors.

Jackson’s strong arm order ended eight months of attempts by Manafort and his legal team to lighten his house arrest restrictions after he was charged and pleaded not guilty to foreign lobbying violations.

Judge Jackson told Paul Manafort in court…

“The harm in this case is harm to the administration of justice and harm to the integrity of the court’s system.”

The judge emphasized how she could not make enough rulings to keep him from speaking improperly with witnesses, after he had used multiple text messaging apps and called a potential witness on an Italian cellphone. Judge Jackson mocked Manafort saying…

“This is not middle school. I can’t take his cellphone. I thought about this long and hard, Mr. Manafort. I have no appetite for this.”

According to CNN, Manafort also entered a not guilty plea to two additional charges levied against him last week, of witness tampering and conspiracy to obstruct justice. In total, he faces seven criminal charges in DC federal court.

Three US marshals led Manafort out of the packed courtroom into the prisoner holding area immediately after the judge’s ruling. He was not placed in handcuffs. Before he disappeared through the door, he turned toward his wife and supporters and gave a stilted wave.

US President Trump tweeted following Manafort’s sentence…

“Wow, what a tough sentence for Paul Manafort, who has represented Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole and many other top political people and campaigns. Didn’t know Manafort was the head of the Mob. What about Comey and Crooked Hillary and all of the others? Very unfair!”

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Does anyone who reads here know of any publisher(s) in Moscow who accept submissions in English? Many thanks for any help.

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I’m still somewhat lost here. If Manafort was the guy who was “turning” the Ukraine President – elected by a Russian speaking and sympathizing majority in the East and South, into being against Russia and pro-America, which would have got said President just about lynched, why is he being charged and imprisoned by America, which wanted what he did, and when said subversive activity will all come out at trial??
I’m trying to find some sort of logic somewhere, but the trails keep going cold 🙂

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‘…There is more to Manafort’s stiff sentence that meets the eye, including much untold information about Manafort’s Ukraine lobbying efforts which were done in coordination with Obama’s Ukraine strategy to wedge Russia’s neighbor into the EU and NATO at all costs, including a violent government coup….’ Funny, all roads regarding ‘Russia Gate’ lead back to Ukraine, and Ukraine influence on the Presidential Election. Manafort, who was advising Yanukovic, not, President Putin, over in Russia. So how does it fit in with ‘Muellers’ investigation? Soros Clinton Foundation Obama McCain Nuland Atlantic Council Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists Alexandra Chalupa Victor Pinchuk Fusion… Read more »

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AM Hants

This fits in with the argument, Manafort lobbying US interests, with Yanucovich. Now hasn’t Monsanto purchased Ukraine agriculture and Rothschild purchased Naftogaz?

Fugitive Deputy Andrey Artemenko Soros and the Rothschilds want to seize Ukraines land and gas transit-system/
http://www.stalkerzone.org/fugitive-deputy-andrey-artemenko-soros-and-the-rothschilds-want-to-seize-ukraines-land-and-gas-transit-system/

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dean

Hope we get better results going after the entire Obama weaponized DOJ
Have you joined the cure yet? > https://conventionofstates.nationbuilder.com/

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ajcb

This is good and covers this territory pretty comprehensively. And is written by a bona fide Lefty, so can’t be accused of tribalist bandwagoning for Trump: https://www.thenation.com/article/mueller-indictments-still-dont-add-collusion/

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locogolfer

This is a liberal judge helping the loony lefties by trying to get Mr. Manafort to lie about Trump.

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Very interesting information here, I’ll be sharing this far and wide. I must say that I think these guys are missing the mark on why Manafort has been jailed. I don’t buy the premise that Mueller is actually after Trump for a second, in spite of all the elaborate charade intended to convince us otherwise, and more than I believe that Comey ever intended to bring charges against Clinton. Trump has been their rent boy all along, just like Obama, Bush, and Clinton were. Yes, yes, I know they are putting on one hell of a show intended to convince… Read more »

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