A protester on Thursday threw a Russian flag at President TrumpDonald John TrumpCoast Guard chief: 'Unacceptable' that service members must rely on food pantries, donations amid shutdown Dem lawmaker apologizes after saying it's never been legal in US to force people to work for free Grassley to hold drug pricing hearing MORE’s former campaign chairman, Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortPavlich: Mueller’s indictment of the media Dem senator: 'Putin had something on' Trump which may account for 'plainly false' statements Debate builds over making Mueller report public MORE.

Manafort was leaving a federal court building in Alexandria, Va., when the protester, holding a sign that read "traitor" on one side and "blood money" on the other, threw the Russian flag.


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U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis put Manafort on home confinement and set a trial date of July 10, according to a report in The Washington Post. 

Manafort separately faces charges in another federal court in Washington, D.C. He has also pleaded not guilty in that court, where he faces a trial date of Sept. 17. 

In both cases, Manafort faces charges stemming from allegations that he hid work he did for a pro-Russia political party in the Ukraine, as well as the money he made from that work.

A business associate, Richard Gates, has pled guilty to charges of lying to the FBI and conspiracy.