Court documents previously filed under seal with the government’s sentencing recommendations for Paul Manafort were made public on Friday.
The documents include a months-long text exchange between Manafort and a “Sean” who appears to be Fox News host Sean Hannity.
The texts show Manafort apparently complimenting Hannity on his coverage, with the Fox host telling Manafort to stay strong throughout the early stages of the Mueller investigation.
“I appreciate what you tried to do,” Manafort wrote in one August 2017 message.
“Mueller is trying to intimidate me,” he wrote. “The raid is just one example.”
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said in an order …read more