Judge Tosses Manafort Lawsuit Challenging Mueller’s Authority

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A federal judge on Friday tossed out former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s lawsuit challenging the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

In her decision, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote that a civil suit is not the way for Manafort to challenge actions by the prosecutors who are working for Mueller’s office.

 

Manafort filed the lawsuit in January, claiming that Mueller’s investigation is overly broad and not permitted under Justice Department regulations.

 

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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