U.S. judge recommends Manafort serve sentence in Maryland prison

FILE PHOTO: Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, U.S., April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. judge overseeing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s trial in Washington recommended on Friday that his sentence be served at a prison in Cumberland, Maryland. Earlier this month, Manafort was sentenced to a total of 7-1/2 years behind bars for witness tampering, tax and bank fraud, and other crimes. The […]

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