Trump Snarks About Jailing of Former Campaign Manager: ‘Didn’t Know Manafort Was the Head of the Mob’


President Trump would appear to think his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is being treated very unfairly.

Manafort has actually not yet been sentenced. His bail was revoked and he is being put in jail before the trial, after the special counsel’s office accused him of witness tampering.

Trump continued by reiterating what he said during his marathon Fox & Friends interview today:

Trump also weighed in on Manafort this morning, strongly downplaying his role in the campaign and the amount of time he spent on it. He also said he feels a little “badly” on this whole thing.

There has been, however, some disagreement as to the size of Manafort’s role:

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