Breaking: Former Trump Campaign Manager Manafort Secretly Worked to Benefit Putin Government
The Associated Press has a report today that may cause heads to explode in the Trump administration. It appears former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s ties to the Putin regime were quite a bit more extensive than he’s admitted: AP Exclusive: Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The work appears to contradict assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort himself that he never worked for Russian interests.
Read it all. This looks very bad for Manafort — and for Donald Trump.