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Offline quiller

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Trump campaign chief registers as Ukraine agent
« on: June 28, 2017, 06:17:29 AM »
Well, shucks, since you're investigating everyone in sight, maybe I ought to get current on my paperwork....

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  Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Tuesday formally acknowledged his lobbying work for a group tied to Ukraine’s Party of Regions.
 
The filing was submitted to the Justice Department on Tuesday evening, according to The Washington Post, which cited an 87-page document that reportedly listed individual meetings with policymakers intended to influence U.S. policy toward Ukraine and payments from the client, among other details.
 
The forms retroactively filed Tuesday showed that Manafort's firm received $17.1 million from the political party, according to the Post.
 
The report covers work done between 2012 and 2014, when Manafort and his associate Rick Gates led an effort to improve the image of pro-Russian Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who was eventually expelled from office by protests in the country.
 
It was Manafort’s work during this time — involving Russia and the Party of Regions — that became an underlying reason for his ouster from the Trump campaign in the summer of 2016.
 
Manafort is one of several Trump campaign associates reportedly under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible ties to Russia during the 2016 election.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/339756-manafort-registers-as-foreign-agent-for-ukraine

"Retroactively" is interesting, here. Is he concerned only NOW that he might have been doing something wrong, and deserved to be fired that last time?

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Re: Trump campaign chief registers as Ukraine agent
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2017, 07:18:23 PM »
Ukraine? That doesn't jive with the left's "Trump is  Putin puppet" Narrative.


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Re: Trump campaign chief registers as Ukraine agent
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2017, 03:52:28 AM »
Ukraine? That doesn't jive with the left's "Trump is  Putin puppet" Narrative.

People out my way will be EVER so disappointed.


 

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