Trump Reacts To Paul Manafort Indictment

Washington – DC Lobbyist Paul Manafort and his businesses partner, Rick Gates have been indicted today, Monday October 30, 2017 as part of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia.

Both are are facing 12 counts, including conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, being an unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA statements, along with other charges.

The indictments appear to stem from activities that occurred prior to Manafort joining the Trump presidential campaign, and do not implicate the president in any wrong doing.

Shorty after the news of Manafort’s indictment broke, President Trump reached out to his estimated 110 million followers on social media.

Trump tweeted “Sorry, but this is years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign. But why aren’t Crooked Hillary & the Dems the focus?????” adding¬†“Also, there is NO COLLUSION!”

Read Full Manafort Indictment Here

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