Updated at 2:05 p.m.
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman will be transferred from a federal lockup in Warsaw, Virginia, to a jail in Alexandria, where Manafort is set to go on trial July 25 on bank fraud and tax charges.
Prosecutors say Manafort has a personal telephone that he uses to prepare for trial with lawyers.
In a D.C. court filing in which he described his jailing, Manafort had said he is kept in solitary confinement 23 hours a day.
Manafort has been held there since June 15, when a judge in Washington, D.C., ordered him detained, partly because of new charges that he had attempted to tamper with witnesses.
The government said Mr. Manafort's conditions are not "more restrictive than other inmates" and in various ways, "less restrictive".
"It is incorrect that Manafort has 'very limited access to his attorneys and the records", prosecutor Andrew Weissmann argued, pointing out that Manafort said on the phone, "I've gone through all the discovery now".
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Prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday opposing a continuance requested by Manafort's attorneys, one day after defense lawyers unexpectedly asked the court to keep their client at the Virginia jail where he's now being held, reported NPR.
U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis ordered defense attorneys and prosecutors to appear July 17 in court for oral arguments on delaying the trial. Phone logs show that he has made more than 300 calls, including more than 100 to his lawyers. Calls with lawyers are not monitored.
Manafort has even "developed a workaround" to send emails, which prisoners normally would not be allowed to do, according to prosecutors: "In order to exchange emails, he reads and composes emails on a second laptop that is shuttled in and out of the facility by his team".
"Manafort has access to a separate workroom at the jail to meet with his attorneys and legal team", it continues.
The government team also suggested Manafort may have other reasons for seeking to delay his case in Virginia. "There is a strategy to it, even in failure, but there's a hope in it". Manafort denies all the charges. He also wants the trial moved to Roanoke. Mr. Manafort's attorneys have sought to push back his trial until fall, alleging his incarceration has made it hard to communicate.
"It is surprising and confusing when counsel identifies a problem and then opposes the most logical solution to that problem", Ellis wrote. "The dissonance between defendant's motion to continue and motion opposing transfer to Alexandria Detention Center can not be easily explained or resolved".
Ellis concluded that Manafort's ability to prepare for trial "trumps his personal comfort".