Paul Manafort allegedly tried to tamper with witnesses by phone and encrypted messaging.
Popehat plays fly-on-the-wall:
I can hear Manafort and his lawyers.
Lawyers: WE TOLD YOU NOT TO TALK TO ANYONE
Manafort: BUT IT WAS IN COOODE, WITH AN AAAAAAPPPP
Lawyers: Yeah, you’re going to need to increase your fee deposit
Manafort: How much?
Lawyers: Write zeroes asshole. We’ll tell you when to stop.