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    Trump campaign emails reveal lobbying for Ukraine’s ex-ruling party; Trump, Pence visit Louisiana
    Aug19

    Trump campaign emails reveal lobbying for Ukraine’s ex-ruling party; Trump, Pence visit Louisiana

    WASHINGTON, U.S. – Newly discovered emails reveal that a covert lobbying operation was conducted by a firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign on behalf of Ukraine’s then ruling party, i …read more Source: Big News...

    Trump campaign chief Manafort resigns amid Ukraine probe
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chief Manafort resigns amid Ukraine probe

    Paul Manafort, campaign chairman for US presidential candidate Donald Trump, has resigned amid allegations linked to his work in Ukraine. Trump called him “a true professional.” …read more Source:...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort served as a public relations adviser to former president Viktor Yanukovych from 2007 and 2012 © Getty/AFP/File / Chip SomodevillaNew York, United States, Aug 19 – Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, resigned Friday under fire over a Ukrainian corruption investigation and after being sidelined by a recent personnel...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Emails between Manafort’s deputy, Rick Gates, also a top Trump adviser, and the lobbying firm Mercury LLC showed that Manafort’s firm, DMP International LLC, directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party. The effort included not just legislative outreach but also...

    The Precipitous Rise and Fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug19

    The Precipitous Rise and Fall of Paul Manafort

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was already in the midst of a rough spot when The New York Times published a story Sunday night, detailing millions in cash payments to Manafort listed in a secret ledger in Ukraine.By Friday, Manafort had resigned from the Trump campaign, two days after the Republican nominee effectively sidelined him by...

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns
    Aug19

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns

    Paul Manafort’s resignation on August 19 comes amid a campaign shake-up by Trump and reports about Manafort’s lobbying work for a Ukrainian political party that was pro-Russian. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension
    Aug19

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension

    BELBEK AIR BASE, Crimea/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin flew into annexed Crimea on Friday a day after staging war games there, and said he hoped Ukraine would see “common sense” when it came to resolving a diplomatic crisis over the peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

    Donald Trump’s campaign is still trembling from its shakeup this week.Trump on Friday announced that campaign chairman Paul Manafort had resigned, two days after the Republican nominee put in place a new leadership structure that appeared to minimize Manafort’s role.Manafort had increasingly come under fire for his past lobbying work...

    11 Dangerous Right-Wing Kooks, Cranks and Operatives Surrounding Donald Trump
    Aug19

    11 Dangerous Right-Wing Kooks, Cranks and Operatives Surrounding Donald Trump

    It used to be that people like this only got backstage passes to the GOP’s big doings. Now they’re part of the show. Since the 1980 takeover of the Republican Party by its right wing, backstage passes to party proceedings and hijinks for its kooks, cranks and stealth operatives has been the norm. Think professional woman-hater about...