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    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
                            
                            
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    Aug19

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns [Video]

    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: The Toronto...

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’

    Vladimir Putin sought to ease tensions after Ukraine warned of a possible “full-scale” invasion by Russia, even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014. It’s “obvious” that Ukraine carried out an attack in Crimea because it “doesn’t want to, or can’t for...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...