Judge denies Trump’s ex-campaign manager Manafort’s bid to loosen bail terms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday denied President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s latest request to loosen the terms of his bail conditions, saying some of the assets he offered to post as collateral are too tied up and cannot be used to meet a $10 million bond obligation.

The denial by Amy Berman Jackson, a U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, means that Manafort will still continue for now to remain on house arrest and be required to wear an electronic monitoring device.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch)

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