Let’s Face it: Did Paul Manafort Ever Really Leave the Trump Campaign OR Administration?

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The truth of it:

  • 1980 — Manafort goes into lobbying business with Roger Stone
  • 2004 through 2015 Manafort travels to Moscow at least 18 times
  • June 2005 — Manafort pitches himself to Russian Oligarch, Oleg Deripaska
  • 2007 — Manafort works for Pro-Putin Viktor Yanukovych
  • 2012 to 2013 — Manafort deep in debt to Russian interests
  • 2013 — Manafort has dinner with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (Harley Rouda beats him, 2018)
  • July 2014 — Manafort meets with Obama’s DOJ to talk about Ukraine and Cypress banking
  • In February 2016, Manafort pitches to Donald Trump to join his campaign
  • In March 29th, 2016, he joined Trump’s presidential campaign at a salary of $0.00, even though he is flat broke and owes millions to Russians.  Via Tom Barrack
  • April 11th, 2016 — Manafort to Russian Assoc.: ‘How Do We Use Campaign to Get Whole?’ meaning use Trump campaign to get Manafort out of debt to Russians.

  • April 19th  — Manafort assumes greater control of the campaign

  • On June 9, 2016, Manafort, Donald Trump Jr., and Jared Kushner were participants in a meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya and several others at Trump Tower.
  • On June 20, 2016, Trump fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and promoted Manafort to the position. Manafort gained control of the daily operations of the campaign.
  • July 7th, Manafort offers to brief Oligarch close to Putin, Oleg Deripaska

  • July 12th, 2016 — Manafort manipulates a Trump dinner with Mike Pence, then proceeds to leak and make sure Pence is the nominee.
  • July 14th, 2016 — Trump/Manafort get GOP to change platform on Ukraine

  • July 14th, 2016 — Pence as VP pick is “leaked, (Manafort?)” so as to axe Christie, who Trump wanted.
  • July 24th, 2016 — Manafort lies about connections to Russia with campaign.
  • July 31st, Trump, and Manafort lie about not knowing anything about GOP platform change.
  • Early August 2016 — Manafort Meets with Kilimnik
  • In August 2016, Manafort’s connections to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his pro-Russian Party of Regions drew national attention
  • On August 17, 2016, Donald Trump received his first security briefing.

  • COINCIDENTALLY, The same day, August 17, Trump shook up his campaign organization in a way that appeared to minimize Manafort’s role.

  • August 19, just two days later, Manafort resigns from the campaign and on the same day creates a shell company, then receives a $3.5mil loan from Spruce Capital.
  • April to November 2016 — at least 18 phone calls and emails between Trump campaign and Russian officials, including six contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
  • Sept. 2016 — FBI holds sub-inquiries in Russian interference with Manafort and others (Flynn, Gates, etc.)
  • Oct. 28th — Comey’s letter to Congress about reopening Clinton investigation
  • Oct. 31st, 2016 — Manafort denies that FBI is investigating Trump campaign and Russia.
  • Dec. 9th, 2016 — Manafort asked about Transition — “I don’t really want to talk about who I’m speaking to, but I’m aware of what’s going on.”
  • Dec. 2016 — Manafort obtains $16mil in loans from Trump Economic Advisor Stephen Calk
  • January 10th, 2017 — Manafort Calls Priebus to brief Trump about ‘Steele Dossier’
  • Trump quotes Russia as saying that dossier is a fabrication.
  • Trump obsesses over Steele Dossier for another six days, adding we “should trust Putin”
  • Feb-March, 2017 Manafort’s role in campaign downplayed
  • March-April, 2017 — Manafort interviewed by Senate and House “Intelligence” Committee
  • June 2017, Manafort files as a foreign agent
  • June 2nd 17th — Mueller takes over control of Russia/Trump investigation
  • Spring & Summer, 2017 — Manafort advises  Trump how to discredit Mueller
  • July 2017 — Reports of Trump Tower meeting, involving Manafort, come out.  Manafort subpoenaed.
  • July 26th, 2017 — Manafort’s home raided by FBI
  • Sept. 2017 — Reported that Manafort under FBI surveillance after leaving the campaign.  Must have made an impression in those FBI inquiries, huh?
  • Oct. 27, 2017, indicted on multiple counts:  conspiracy against the U.S.(COLLUSION), conspiracy to launder money, false statements and failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts.
  • Nov. 2017 — Trump “appears” to dump Manafort.

  • Jan. 2018 — Manafort sues Mueller and later loses.
  • Feb. 1st, 2018 — Rick Gates lies to Mueller about Manafort’s 2013 Ukraine meetings
  • Feb. 14th, 2018 — Alex van der Zwaan pleads guilty to lying about Ukraine meetings
  • February 2018, Manafort hit with additional tax evasion and bank fraud charges.
  • Feb. 18th, 2018 Gates pleas out
  • June 2018, Mueller’s team brought additional charges of obstruction of justice against Manafort
  • Sept. 14th, 2018 — Manafort will cooperate with Mueller as part of guilty plea, prosecutor says
  • Nov. 28th, 2018, it is found that Manafort and Trump legal defenses were cooperating, AFTER Manafort signed up to cooperate with Prosecutors, so Sept. 14th on….   www.nbcnews.com/…

Who here thinks that Paul Manafort EVER stopped talking with Trump and his people?

And he did this KNOWING he was being surveilled.

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