John Dowd, who at the time was heading Mr. Trump’s legal team, at the start of the year told associates of the president he wanted to direct money from the legal defense fund set up for White House officials and campaign aides to the lawyers for Messrs. Manafort and Gates, according to people familiar with the matter… On Feb. 22, Mr. Dowd told associates of the president in an email that Messrs. Manafort and Gates needed funds immediately, according to people familiar with the Continue reading "Ex-Trump Lawyer Reportedly Wanted to Help Pay Manafort, Gates Legal Fees With Money from WH Legal Defense Fund"
It is not clear what information Mr. Manafort offered prosecutors in three days of negotiations that led to the plea deal. But in court on Friday, Mr. Manafort agreed to an open-ended arrangement that requires him to answer “fully, truthfully, completely and forthrightly” questions about “any and all matters” the government wants to ask about.Trump expressed his faith in Manafort when asked about the plea deal by reporters on Wednesday. “If he is honest, and I think he is… as long as he tells the truth it’s Continue reading "Trump Downplays Manafort’s Campaign Role, Not Worried ‘As Long as He Tells The Truth’"
This morning Giuliani accused all the morning shows of ignoring a “clear statement from Manafort team”:
According to sources close to Manafort defense: “The coooeration agree does not involve the Trump campaign….There was no collusion with Russia.” Another road travelled by Mueller. Same conclusion: no evidence of collusion President did nothing wrong.— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) September 15, 2018
Morning shows all ignore clear statement from Manafort team that there is no cooperation against the President and a statement “there was no collusion.” It is pathetic: how biased they are! What’s new? Continue reading "Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal"
Yesterday Trump invoked the Mueller probe to claim that if it wasn’t for the “Rigged” investigation his poll numbers would be higher:
The illegal Mueller Witch Hunt continues in search of a crime. There was never Collusion with Russia, except by the Clinton campaign, so the 17 Angry Democrats are looking at anything they can find. Very unfair and BAD for the country. ALSO, not allowed under the LAW!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 16, 2018
While my (our) poll numbers are good, with the Economy being the best ever, if it weren’t for the Rigged Russian Witch Hunt, they would be 25 points higher! Highly conflicted Continue reading "Trump Goes After ‘Illegal Mueller Witch Hunt’ Again Following Manafort Deal: ‘Continues in Search of a Crime’"