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Judge Gives Manafort Till Friday To Respond To Witness Tampering Claim

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Judge Gives Manafort Till Friday To Respond To Witness Tampering Claim
On Monday, the government filed a motion accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of witness tampering.
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A judge gave Paul Manafort till the end of the week to respond to the government's request to revoke his bail.

In a motion Monday, special counsel Robert Mueller's office said Manafort violated the terms of his house arrest by contacting two witnesses and trying to get them to lie in their testimony. Now Mueller's office wants to revoke or change the terms of Manafort's house arrest.

On Tuesday, the judge gave Manafort's defense team till June 8 to respond.

A hearing on the issue is set for June 15. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN