Former Trump campaign chair’s lawyers say he has done nothing wrong and does not pose flight risk as they seek his release from home confinement

Donald Trump’s former campaign chair attacked an indictment accusing him of money laundering and other financial crimes, dismissing as “embellished” a criminal case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators.

In a court filing on Thursday, attorneys for Paul Manafort defended him as a “successful, international political consultant” who, by the nature of his work on behalf of foreign political parties, was necessarily involved in international financial transactions. They say Manafort, who led Trump’s campaign for several months last year, has done nothing wrong and does not pose a risk of fleeing the country.

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