Paul Manafort is reportedly in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day

Paul Manafort.
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President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is being kept in solitary confinement at Virginia's Northern Neck Regional Jail, his lawyer said in court documents filed this week. "He is locked in his cell for at least 23 hours per day (excluding visits from his attorneys)," wrote his defense attorney, Kevin Downing, noting that the decision is in order to "guarantee [Manafort's] safety."

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