Judge resumes Manafort trial after sudden three-hour break

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – The trial of former Trump marketing campaign chairman Paul Manafort on financial institution and tax fraud expenses resumed on Friday after an sudden three-hour recess.

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump marketing campaign supervisor Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a 3rd superseding indictment in opposition to him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on expenses of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, U.S., June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

The trial resumed with U.S. Judge T.S. Ellis telling prosecutors to name their subsequent witness. The delay makes it unlikely the prosecution will be capable to wrap up its case on Friday, because it had been anticipated earlier.

Reporting by Nathan Layne; writing by Eric Beech; modifying by Jonathan Oatis

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