Special counsel Robert Mueller charged Paul Manafort with witness tampering in a new court document filed Monday night. Mueller sought to revoke his conditional release while awaiting trial on charges of money laundering, tax evasion, and acting as an unregistered foreign agent.
The court filing says Manafort tried “to tamper with potential witnesses while on pretrial release and, accordingly, has violated the conditions of his release.”
The former Trump campaign manager has been under house arrest ever since the special counsel indicted him last October 30. He stands accused of working on behalf of a Ukrainian politician allied with Russian President Vladimir Putin.…