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    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’s campaign chairman Manafort resigns: statement
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign chairman Manafort resigns: statement

    WASHINGTON: Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of US Republican candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Friday, days after he was effectively demoted in a shake-up of the campaign’s leadership. “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said in a statement....

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert lobbying operation, never disclosed work as foreign agents
    Aug19

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert lobbying operation, never disclosed work as foreign agents

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The...

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension
    Aug19

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension

    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: Channel...

    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...

    Putin arrives in Crimea after Ukraine incursion claims: agencies
    Aug19

    Putin arrives in Crimea after Ukraine incursion claims: agencies

    NNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday arrived in annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported, days after he accused Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the peninsula. Putin is se …read more Source: National News...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    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: CTV...