Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, is likely to be carried off to the big house by week’s end. This, according to former U.S. attorney Harry Litman.
For the younger readers: “big house” (and “hoosegow”) = prison.
Litman made his claim to MSNBC Tuesday:
“Prosecutors hate this, judges hate this, and he’s going to have to bring his toothbrush to court on Friday because the statute says, if they find this happened, there’s a presumption that no circumstances exist that will get him safely there for trial. So there’s the real prospect that he now goes to jail, never to leave even until the end of his sentence.”
As pointed out by RedState’s streiff last Tuesday, special counsel Robert Mueller filed papers accusing Manafort of attempted tampering of witnesses.
On Monday, Mueller requested Manafort’s release conditions — which have included house arrest — be revoked or revised.
Litman — a lecturer at UCLA’s School of
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