The White house feared that Donald trump will decide to pardon Paul Manafort
Lawyers for the US President and his unofficial advisors claim that they managed to convince Donald trump not to pardon the former head of his campaign staff Paul Manafort. But White house officials believe that Mr. trump still intends to do it.
As told to Politico, one of the former employees of the White house, Donald trump sees the investigation against Mr. Manafort as a “witch hunt” and claims that “this would never have happened with the aide of Hillary Clinton.”
Former speaker of the house of representatives Newton Gingrich said that the President “definitely should not” make the decision to pardon Paul Manafort, because the charges against him “have nothing to do with Donald trump”.
By Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick gates in October 2017, were the first defendants in the investigation of foreign interference in the elections of the President of the United States. They were accused of conspiracy against the United States and the introduction of the American authorities misled about its cooperation with the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and the Party of regions. August 21, the jury recognized the Sex of Manafort guilty on 8 counts out of 18.
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