Listen: Paul Manafort, Senator Kamala Harris And Amy Berman Jackson discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper
"Today. Critics are assailing the sentence handed down to Paul Manafort in Virginia judge T S Ellis sentenced Manafort to forty seven months in prison. That's fifteen years less than the suggested minimum Senator Kamala Harris weighing in on the sentence just moments ago. We are looking at further evidence in Americans judicial system of absolute unfairness, where white-collar versus other kinds of run. Does that, you know, this is what I take people commit white collar crime vision be prepared to bring their toothbrush and spend as much time behind bars as anybody else. Sara Murray reports However, I it's possible. The during next week sentencing in DC, the former Trump campaign chair might receive a much tougher penalty. Critics say Paul Manafort got off easy. But next week. He'll come face to face with another judge who may take a harsher view of metaphors crimes. I'm surprised at the sentence. Judge Amy Berman Jackson is set to sentence afford for conspiracy and witness tampering. Crimes that carry a maximum sentence of ten years in deciding whether to impose that maximum sentence. Jackson could also way the fact that Manafort continued to commit crimes, even after he was arrested and later lied to investigators when he was supposed to be cooperating a federal judge in Virginia. Thursday, sentenced Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman to nearly four years in prison far less than the recommended sentence of nineteen to twenty five years. In"