Manafort’s Attorney ‘Really Appreciates’ Trump’s Support

on August 16, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - AUGUST 16: Kevin Downing, attorney for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, speaks to the media after leaving walking out of the Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse after jury delibera... ALEXANDRIA, VA - AUGUST 16: Kevin Downing, attorney for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, speaks to the media after leaving walking out of the Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse after jury deliberations ended for the day, August 16, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort is on trial and has been charged with bank and tax fraud as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS

Paul Manafort’s attorney Kevin Downing responded to President Donald Trump’s expression of sympathy on Friday for his former campaign chairman going through a “very sad” trial.

According to CNN, Downing told reporters outside the federal courthouse in Virginia, where a jury is deliberating the case, that the team “really appreciates the support of President Trump.”

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