The Russian Embassy had jabbed at U.S. prosecutors over D.C. jail conditions for the alleged covert agent.
“The whole Manafort trial is very sad,” president says as jury weighs 18 counts of bank fraud and lying to the IRS filed against his former campaign chairman.
Closing arguments and then jury deliberations are expected in the 12th day of Manafort's trial.
Evidence in the trial of Paul Manafort could conclude today, followed by closing arguments and the possible start of jury deliberations.
The prosecution is expected to wrap up its case in chief against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort.
After the judge admitted he was "probably wrong" in one exchange with prosecutors, the government asks the judge to address another comment he made Thursday in front of the jury.
Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges.
Veronica Youngblood, 33, had agreed to move out of the area with her daughter but changed her mind.