A Virginia federal judge expressed deep skepticism of the special counsel’s bank fraud case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, during a court hearing Friday morning.
“You don’t really care about Mr. Manafort’s bank fraud,” U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III told Mueller’s prosecutors during the hearing.
“You really care about getting information Mr. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecution or impeachment,” Ellis added, according to The Washington Post.
“C’mon, man,” he said at one point in the hearing, according to Fox News.
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I hope Judge Ellis has tight security. He just said what a lot more people believe than don’t. Mueller has a terrible reputation for being a biased, rogue and extremely overzealous lawyer. His conviction of multiple people that were vindicated but only after at least one died in prison is all the proof we should need. That and his previous connections to Comey, McCabe, Rosenstein and who knows how many more.