The trial of Paul Manafort

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FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. Manafort is scheduled to go to trial Tuesday, July 31 in Alexandria, Virginia, on charges relating to money laundering stemming from a Ukrainian political consulting, giving the public its most detailed glimpse of evidence gathered by special prosecutor Robert Mueller. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. Manafort is scheduled to go to trial Tuesday, July 31 in Alexandria, Virginia, on charges relating to money laundering stemming from a Ukrainian political consulting, giving the public its most detailed glimpse of evidence gathered by special prosecutor Robert Mueller. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

We get the latest on the trial of Paul Manafort beyond the handmade ostrich and python jackets. The Washington Post’s ROSALIND HELDERMAN who has been following the story gets us up to speed.

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