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Paul Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

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Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman. Ukrainian investigators called it evidence of off-the-books payments from a pro-Russian political party — and part of a larger pattern of corruption under the country’s former president. Manafort, who worked for the party as an international political consultant, has publicly questioned the ledger’s authenticity. Now, financial records newly obtained by The Associated Press…

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Paul Manafort had plan to benefit Vladamir Putin government

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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. Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would…

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Howard Dean blasts Rick Scott, Donald Trump as ‘Neanderthal nincompoops’

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Howard Dean is a pivotal figure in recent American politics. Although his insurgent run for president in 2003-2004 died an ignominious death in Iowa, his campaign was influential in a number of ways to current politics. As Time magazine reported two years ago, the campaign began collecting the biggest lists of offline volunteers and online donors in the field, using bloggers, software developers and volunteers creating their own groups online and offline in communities across the country. He also was a harbinger…

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