It’s going to be a rough day for former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort. Not only did he lose his job today to Breitbart’s Steve Bannon, but the AP is now reporting that Manafort helped route millions of dollars from a Ukrainian political party to lobbyists in D.C.:
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) August 17, 2016
— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) August 17, 2016
The whole thing here.
Update: One of the two firms mentioned in the article is The Podesta Group, which is run by the brother of Hillary’s campaign chief John Podesta:
Awkward: 1 of 2 firms who got "pro-Russia" money from Manafort is controlled by brother of Hillary's campaign chair https://t.co/TcZgq6wLJ8
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) August 17, 2016