Paul Manafort is just a sideshow to the Russian investigation being run by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Manafort is the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump. He was let go when questions began to arise as to the veracity f some of his statements. You do not lie to or mislead the FBI.
The questions about Manafort now seem to be on the financial side. What was he doing with large sums of money transactions. Was this tied to his involvement with lobbying for the Ukrainian government?
This has also led to the Podesta Group. Podesta Group is run by Tony Podesta. His brother, John, was Hilary Clinton’s campaign manager. The Podesta Group also lobbied for the Ukrainian government. Is there a common thread here?
As Written by Chris White for the Daily Caller:
The FBI’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is focused on several suspicious wire-transfers he made four years before the presidential election, according to a Sunday report from Buzzfeed.
Manafort allegedly made 13 wire transfers from 2011 to 2012 that drew the attention of federal law enforcement officials who were examining if he was helping the Ukrainian regime launder millions it plundered through corrupt dealings. Much of the money was filtered through the U.S. before landing in various areas around the world, Buzzfeed’s report notes.
Trump’s former campaign manager has been the subject of multiple law enforcement investigations into Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election.
A spokesman for Manafort did not respond to reporters’ questions about the investigation or any of the specific wire transactions. He became Trump’s campaign manager in May 2016 before he was forced to resign three months later after media reports exposed his ties to Russian……..
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