On Friday, a federal judge revoked former Trump campaign advisor Paul Manafort’s 10 million dollar bail in response to charges of witness tampering.
In an appearance on MSNBC, former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman wondered how Manafort could have been so brazen as to try to intimidate witnesses while already facing serious charges.
Akerman also noted that Manafort could face as much as two decades in prison. Manafort is 69-years old, that could amount to a life sentence.
“Paul Manafort, if he does not cooperate, may never ever see the outside of a jail cell,” Akerman said.
Earlier Velshi observed that Manafort appeared to have been “poking the bear.”
An incredulous Akerman retorted that he wasn’t “poking the bear. This is taking a hatchet and pounding it on the bear.”
‘The Mooch’ attended Biden fundraiser in the Hamptons — because Trump ‘has lost his mind’
Former White House press secretary Anthony Scaramucci attended a fundraiser for former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday.
CBS News reporter Ben Mitchell posted a photo of Scaramucci at the event, and subsequently interviewed "The Mooch."
Scaramucci said he was still a registered Republican, but added that Trump "has lost his mind."
Sean Spicer wonders if he’ll dance better than Geraldo or Tucker Carlson: ‘I’ve set the bar very, very low’
Sean Spicer retreated to the friendly environment of Fox News on Saturday following a week of being publicly denounced.
In a widely criticized decision, ABC announced that President Donald Trump's former White House press secretary would be a contestant on "Dancing with the Stars."
ABC was blasted for "normalizing fascism" by allowing Spicer to rehabilitate his public image on the show.
CNN anchor says Trump is ‘arsonist-in-chief’ on the economy: ‘Start practicing your stop, drop and roll’
Conservative CNN anchor S.E. Cupp blasted President Donald Trump for taking a "blow torch to the U.S. economy this week."
"If it feels like the world is on fire, that’s because it literally is," Cupp said. "New reports that yesterday a U.S. plane made its way to South America to help local authorities fight the massive fires ripping through the Amazon, the world’s largest rain forest."
"The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro finally caved to global pressure to authorize the country's military to assist in putting the fires out. That afterBolsonaro initially accused his critics of intentionally starting the fires -- to make him look bad," she said. "Chaos, delayed action, conspiracy theories, sound familiar?