Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury considers verdict

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury considers verdict

Trump has called Mueller’s investigation, which had cast a cloud over his presidency, a “rigged witch hunt.” “I think the whole Manafort trial is very sad, when you look at what’s going on there. The jurors met for about seven hours on Thursday without reaching a verdict on 18 criminal counts Manafort is charged with. The charges largely predate Manafort’s five months working on Trump’s campaign during a pivotal period in the 2016 presidential race, including three months as campaign chairman.

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Source:: Yahoo