First witnesses have been called and the early view of the Manafort defense is that it’s Rick Gates’s fault probably because he’s copped a plea.
The defense says Manafort placed his trust in Gates to handle the lobbying firm's operational and financial matters. But they say Gates was "embezzling millions" from the firm and failing to report it on his taxes. (2/2) #ManafortTrial
— Gary Grumbach (@GaryGrumbach) July 31, 2018
— Kara Scannell (@KaraScannell) July 31, 2018
Ã¢ÂÂ Studio9 (@Studio9Glen) July 31, 2018
News cameras and trucks, protesters, reporters, attorneys and lookers-on, it feels like everyone in Northern Va is here today for the beginning of Paul Manafort’s trial. Story will be updating as we go today. Catch up here: https://t.co/0W0SijaHo2#ManafortTrial
Ã¢ÂÂ Brandi Buchman (@BBuchman_CNS) July 31, 2018
You know the story is the #ManafortTrial
You know this stupid rally is to get you to devote less time for the #ManafortTrial.
So why are you airing it live, CNN?
Summarize it in context.
AND GIVE COVERAGE TO FACTS.https://t.co/bYHZxAG4WI
— Steve Marmel (@Marmel) July 30, 2018
— HRCFanGal (@HRCFanGal) July 31, 2018
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