Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Jun. 18, 2019 1 min read

Extraordinary: @TheJusticeDept’s deputy AG asked @ManhattanDA Vance to respond to a letter from Paul Manafort’s attorney with double-jeopardy objections. @CourthouseNews

Having seen their predecessors prosecute and convict Paul Manafort of serious crimes, the current DOJ appears to be putting their weight behind defense counsel in local proceedings that do not involve them.

Their full letter here: 

In a decade covering the courts, I have never seen an exchange between federal and local prosecutors like this.

Here's the response of Vance and his assistant, plus exhibits: 

Story on the editing queue. Look for it soon @CourthouseNews.

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