WASHINGTON — President Trump’s former campaign chairman is appealing a judge’s decision to jail him while he awaits trial on several felony charges.

Attorneys for Paul Manafort filed court papers Monday saying they want a federal appeals court to review the order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Separately, they also are appealing Jackson’s order dismissing a civil suit that Manafort brought earlier this year challenging special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority to prosecute him.

Jackson revoked Manafort’s house arrest this month, citing a newly unsealed indictment accusing him and a longtime associate of tampering with witnesses in the case. The 19-page ruling sent Manafort, 69, to a Virginia jail while he faces two trials over the next few months on charges including tax evasion, bank fraud and acting as an unregistered foreign agent.

The latest indictment added charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice stemming from the contacts with two witnesses. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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