Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is requesting a federal judge reverse his pre-trial detention.
In a Monday motion field before Judge Amy Berman Jackson, Manafort appealed the revocation of his pre-trial release before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Just in: Manafort's lawyers have appealed his pre-trial detention order. The dispute will now move to the DC Circuit. pic.twitter.com/FoAUr0UgKR
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) June 25, 2018
Paul Manafort is headed up to the DC Circuit — his lawyers filed notice today that he's appealing a DC fed judge's decision to send him to jail pending trial AND her earlier dismissal of his civil lawsuit challenging Robert Mueller's appointment https://t.co/dfokI4IyNr pic.twitter.com/wFw71XQmxL
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) June 25, 2018