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Old 06-16-18, 04:19 PM
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Can you imagine ...

Can you imagine the reaction if it were found out the the FBI had investigated Obama’s campaign the way they have Trump’s? Can you imagine if the lead agent on that investigation had texted to someone (about Obama possibly becoming Presdent), “Don’t worry. We’ll stop it.”?
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Old 06-16-18, 04:44 PM
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What is crazy about that text is that they hid it until now...they just left it out of a earlier release...oh and remember they said lost them at one time and said they were unrecoverable.

What are these terrorist to the constitution all hiding? Why do they still refuse to turn over documents to congress which they are legally bound to produce.
We need to dissolve our 3 letter agencies and start over with about 5% of what we
have now, they are destroying our country from within better than if we put Putin himself fully in charge.
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Old 06-16-18, 04:52 PM
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gneiss thinks our intelligence agencies are worse than Putin. Awesome
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Old 06-16-18, 05:11 PM
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gneiss thinks our intelligence agencies are worse than Putin. Awesome
This and much other information being revealed is about a cabal overthrowing our system of government.
It is about destroying our country and it really does not matter who does it ,just that it is gone...no more republic no more democracy either way.

Here is some of what was said in this report. This should be taken as seriously as if we were being invaded from the outside.
https://thefederalist.com/2018/06/15...nerals-report/
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Old 06-16-18, 05:21 PM
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Hasn't this been going on since Bush did 9/11 though?
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Old 06-16-18, 05:47 PM
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What if the IRS went out of their way to audit political enemies of the sitting POTUS? Or what if the DOJ had tapped phones and communications of journalists they felt gave the sitting POTUS unfavorable coverage? Those things could never happen, of course, but what if?
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Old 06-16-18, 05:50 PM
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FBI came out when it never had before in a previous case in terms of announcing their findings and castigated the Democratic choice for Prez and called her extremely reckless in using her personal email account to conduct official business and of course saying they didn't find reason to indict her. And 11 days before the election when many thousands of people who hadn't made up their minds as is usual in the week or so before elections , said 'WE ARE STIL INVESTIGATING " one of the participants in this election 'One Hillary Clinton" .


The FBI also despite conducting a counter intelligence investigation that has provided many indictments since then concerning the Trump campaign operatives and their ties to Russia , AT THE SAME EXACT TIME , kept quiet about it so it wouldn't harm the Trump campaign .

And you are crying whining and carrying on about what exactly? THANK THE FBI THEY WON SOMETHING FOR YOU or so you think , you didn't win anything a fat bloated 72 year old narcissist did .
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Old 06-16-18, 06:16 PM
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FBI came out when it never had before in a previous case in terms of announcing their findings and castigated the Democratic choice for Prez and called her extremely reckless in using her personal email account to conduct official business and of course saying they didn't find reason to indict her. And 11 days before the election when many thousands of people who hadn't made up their minds as is usual in the week or so before elections , said 'WE ARE STIL INVESTIGATING " one of the participants in this election 'One Hillary Clinton" .


The FBI also despite conducting a counter intelligence investigation that has provided many indictments since then concerning the Trump campaign operatives and their ties to Russia , AT THE SAME EXACT TIME , kept quiet about it so it wouldn't harm the Trump campaign .

And you are crying whining and carrying on about what exactly? THANK THE FBI THEY WON SOMETHING FOR YOU or so you think , you didn't win anything a fat bloated 72 year old narcissist did .
I guess you have no answer for the question posed in the opening post in this thread then?

As to your diversion, sorry, I must have missed all of those released text messages between the lead agents on these investigations that expressed contempt for Hillary and her supporters. I'm sure those will be released ... any minute now.
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Old 06-16-18, 06:40 PM
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So when are these bad people going to jail and prison like some of trump's campaign members? Seriously not liking Trump and thinking he is absolute buffoon isn't a minority opinion .

Text messages between lovers ? Trump is an { Besides you of course and YOUR KIND}is an unlikeable personality. Trust me Trump guys will do time , people who were skeptical and not Trump fans ? NO TIME OR ARREWSTS. evne tough the
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Old 06-16-18, 06:41 PM
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So when are these bad people going to jail and prison like some of trump's campaign members? Seriously not liking Trump and thinking he is absolute buffoon isn't a minority opinion .

Text messages between lovers ? Trump is an { Besides you of course and YOUR KIND}is an unlikeable personality. Trust me Trump guys will do time , people who were skeptical and not Trump fans ? NO TIME OR ARRESTS , even though a majority of investigators are Republicans and conservatives . Oh that's right the DEEP STATE
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Old 06-16-18, 06:48 PM
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Can you imagine the reaction if it were found out the the FBI had investigated Obama’s campaign the way they have Trump’s? Can you imagine if the lead agent on that investigation had texted to someone (about Obama possibly becoming Presdent), “Don’t worry. We’ll stop it.”?
A month or so before the election. Impossible to make sh1t like this up.
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Old 06-16-18, 06:49 PM
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Old 06-16-18, 07:15 PM
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Old 06-16-18, 07:16 PM
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So when are these bad people going to jail and prison like some of trump's campaign members? Seriously not liking Trump and thinking he is absolute buffoon isn't a minority opinion .

Text messages between lovers ? Trump is an { Besides you of course and YOUR KIND}is an unlikeable personality. Trust me Trump guys will do time , people who were skeptical and not Trump fans ? NO TIME OR ARRESTS , even though a majority of investigators are Republicans and conservatives . Oh that's right the DEEP STATE
You are making my point Harry. The law is not being equally applied or we all know many within our intelligence agencies would be in jail not to mention Bill, Hillary, Obama and Bush would be doing life, if not for the protection of the deep state.
The people who run our country will protect one another and do whatever it takes to keep power.
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Old 06-16-18, 07:19 PM
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What would Bush be doing life in prison for?
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Old 06-16-18, 07:43 PM
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What would Bush be doing life in prison for?
Which one?
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Old 06-16-18, 08:13 PM
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Old 06-16-18, 09:24 PM
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So when are these bad people going to jail and prison like some of trump's campaign members? …..
Who from Trump's campaign staff has been arrested or even charged with a crime from the election?
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Old 06-16-18, 10:17 PM
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Who from Trump's campaign staff has been arrested or even charged with a crime from the election?
UMMMMMMMM!?!??!?!??!?!? it is becoming who didn't*
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Old 06-16-18, 10:19 PM
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So when are these bad people going to jail and prison like some of trump's campaign members? Seriously not liking Trump and thinking he is absolute buffoon isn't a minority opinion .

Text messages between lovers ? Trump is an { Besides you of course and YOUR KIND}is an unlikeable personality. Trust me Trump guys will do time , people who were skeptical and not Trump fans ? NO TIME OR ARRESTS , even though a majority of investigators are Republicans and conservatives . Oh that's right the DEEP STATE
A normal conversation between an anti-Trump FBI agent and his girlfriend FBI lawyer:
Her “Trump really isn’t going to win is he?”
Him “I don’t think so or hope so. I know I am not voting for the moron.”

Not a normal conversation between an anti-TrumpFBI agent and his girlfriend FBI lawyer:
Her “Trump isn’t going to win is he?”
Him “No, we are going to stop him”

You aren’t so stupid that you can’t see the major difference and therefore the major problem right?
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Old 06-16-18, 10:25 PM
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UMMMMMMMM!?!??!?!??!?!? it is becoming who didn't*
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Old 06-16-18, 10:34 PM
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
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Old 06-16-18, 10:41 PM
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
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Old 06-16-18, 11:54 PM
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
What has he been charged with related to the election?
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Old 06-17-18, 06:18 AM
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
Something he did with the Podesta group?
Who was he actually working for?
How many spies were placed in the campaign?
Why was he fired?
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Old 06-17-18, 10:06 AM
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Are British and German intelligence part of the (imaginary) deep state as well? Because they seem to have been intercepting Paulie's communications as well. Is everyone in on this conspiracy to get Trump? (everyone except Vlad and Stormy)
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Old 06-17-18, 10:11 AM
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
You still realize he is not being charged for anything remotely close to anything he did during the campaign right?
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Old 06-17-18, 03:12 PM
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As Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for the Trump presidential bid, is expected to surrender to federal authorities today, the exact nature of his role in the campaign will come into question.
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Manafort had been a figure in Republican politics for many years before becoming a part of the Trump campaign. At his peak in the 2016 race, he had been promoted to campaign chairman.
Here is a breakdown of the time he spent as an official member of the Trump campaign.

March 29, 2016
Manafort, 68, joined the Trump campaign on March 29, 2016, when he was named campaign convention manager for the Republican Party's mid-July gathering in Cleveland.
Manafort was "volunteering his considerable insight and expertise because of his belief that Mr. Trump is the right person for these difficult times," a news release from the Trump campaign said at the time.

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"Paul is a great asset and an important addition as we consolidate the tremendous support we have received in the primaries and caucuses, garnering millions more votes than any other candidate," then-candidate Donald Trump said, as quoted in the statement.
"Paul Manafort, and the team I am building, bring the needed skill sets to ensure that the will of the Republican voters, not the Washington political establishment, determines who will be the nominee for the Republican Party," Trump said in the statement.

April 16, 2016
Within weeks of his coming aboard, Manafort made clear his vision for the future of the campaign. At a meeting April 16, Manafort laid out a vision for the Trump campaign that included increasing spending, hiring more staffers and redefining their roles, sources told ABC News at the time.

May 19, 2016
Manafort was promoted to campaign chairman and chief strategist on May 19, effectively taking full command at that point.
This move came as it became clearer that Trump was the likely presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
Two days prior, on May 17, the Trump team reached a fundraising agreement with the Republican National Committee. The agreement allowed donors to write significantly bigger checks -- up to $449,400 -- to one of two committees that was established to both service the Trump campaign and the RNC as a whole.
The move itself is common in many political campaigns, but it hadn't happened for the Trump campaign until Manafort was effectively at the helm.

June 20, 2016
There was notable palace intrigue as soon as Manafort entered the scene because of reported tensions between him and then-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.
The drama reached a tipping point June 20 when Lewandowski was fired. Though Lewandowski didn't give a reason for his dismissal, he did say he was no longer running the show leading up to his dismissal.
"Paul Manafort has been in operational control of the campaign since April 7,” Lewandowski told The Associated Press on the day he was fired. “That's a fact.”
Lewandowski, who was hired by CNN as a political commentator days later, also spoke to the network immediately after he was fired, saying only positive things about Manafort.
"Paul helped us grow the campaign and we need to continue to grow to be successful. So everything that Paul did for the campaign is one less thing I had to do,” Lewandowski said. “I'm thankful for that.”
When asked whether his dismissal was the result of a power struggle between him and Manafort, Lewandowski said, "I don't think that's the case."

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The shining moment for the man initially hired to wrangle delegates would predictably be the convention of those delegates. Manafort organized and directed the Republican National Convention which was held in Cleveland, Ohio, from July 19-21.
Three days after the RNC wrapped up, Manafort addressed questions that had started to be raised about his and the campaign’s possible ties to Russia.
"Are there any ties between Mr. Trump, you or your campaign and Putin and his regime?" ABC News' George Stephanopoulos asked on "This Week” July 24.
"No, there are not," Manafort said with a chuckle. "It's absurd and there's no basis to it."
In a July 31 interview on NBC's "Meet the Press, Manafort was asked about changes that were made to the Republican Party platform in the committee meetings that were held before the convention. One change that drew some attention was the softening of language on how the Republican Party treated arms deals with Ukraine and Russia, though Manafort later denied any involvement.
Asked if he had any involvement in the change, Manafort said,. "I had none. In fact, I didn’t even hear about it until after our convention was over."
"It absolutely did not come from the campaign," he said.

Aug. 14, 2016
The questions didn't die down over subsequent weeks, however. On Aug. 14, The New York Times reported that Manafort's name appears on a list of so-called black ledger accounts made by the since-toppled Ukrainian president amounting to $12.7 million from 2007 to 2012.
Manafort released a statement that day denying any wrongdoing.
"The simplest answer is the truth: I am a campaign professional,” he said. “It is well known that I do work in the United States and have done work on overseas campaigns as well. I have never received a single ‘off-the-books cash payment’ as falsely ‘reported’ by The New York Times, nor have I ever done work for the governments of Ukraine or Russia.”
The reports didn't stop there, and The Associated Press reported Aug. 18 that Manafort's firm had lobbied in the United States on behalf of the ruling Ukrainian political party even though Manafort did not disclose his work as a foreign agent, as mandated by federal law.

Aug. 19, 2016
Manafort's departure from the campaign came the next day. On Aug. 19, Trump released a statement confirming Manafort's exit and praising his work on the campaign.
"This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said in the statement. “I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us through the delegate and convention process. Paul is a true professional and I wish him the greatest success.”
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Paul Manfort - position THE GD MUTHRFING CAMPAIGN MANAGER - the top guy the guy that closed the deal and handled the GOP Convention...yes a GOP GUY ---Cohen was a big in GOP.... POPCORN
But not one element Manafort has been accused of relates to the campaign even tangentially. Not one charge has had anything to do with Russian collusion or obstruction with relation to the campaign. Try again.
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Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort authorised a secret media operation on behalf of Ukraine’s former president featuring “black ops”, “placed” articles in the Wall Street Journal and US websites and anonymous briefings against Hillary Clinton.
The project was designed to boost the reputation of Ukraine’s then leader, Viktor Yanukovych. It was part of a multimillion-dollar lobbying effort carried out by Manafort on behalf of Yanukovych’s embattled government, emails and documents reveal.
The strategies included:
• Proposing to rewrite Wikipedia entries to smear a key opponent of the then Ukrainian president.
• Setting up a fake thinktank in Vienna to disseminate viewpoints supporting Yanukovych.
• A social media blitz “aimed at targeted audiences in Europe and the US”.
• Briefing journalists from the rightwing website Breitbart to attack Clinton when she was US secretary of state.
Manafort’s Ukraine strategy anticipated later efforts by the Kremlin and its troll factory to use Twitter and Facebook to discredit Clinton and to help Trump win the 2016 US election. The material seen by the Guardian dates from 2011 to 2013.
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating claims of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, has indicted Manafort on multiple counts. Manafort is accused of “laundering profits” from his lobbying work in Ukraine, carried out over a period of a decade for Yanukovych and his political party.



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Mueller also accuses Manafort of hiring retired European politicians to lobby on behalf of Yanukovych, and paying them more than €2m (£1.74m, $2.45m) via offshore accounts.
The documents reveal another surreptitious operation to influence international opinion. In 2010 Yanukovych defeated his rival Yulia Tymoshenko in presidential elections. The following summer Ukrainian prosecutors arrested Tymoshenko and put her on trial. This provoked severe criticism from the Obama administration and the EU, which accused Yanukovych of locking up Tymoshenko for political reasons.

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In 2011 Manafort approved a clandestine strategy to discredit Tymoshenko abroad. Alan Friedman, a former Wall Street Journal and Financial Times reporter, based in Italy, masterminded this project. Friedman has previously been accused of concealing his work as a paid lobbyist.

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Also involved were Rick Gates, Manafort’s then deputy, and Konstantin Kilimnik, another senior Manafort associate who the FBI believes has links to Russian military intelligence.
In July 2011 Friedman sent Manafort a confidential six-page document titled Ukraine - A Digital Roadmap. It laid out a plan to “deconstruct” Tymoshenko via videos, articles and social media. Yanukovych deferred to Manafort, who gave the project the go-ahead, sources in Ukraine’s former government say.
Friedman’s proposed operation was ambitious. It included producing anonymous videos attacking Tymoshenko and comparing the opposition leader to a drunk Boris Yeltsin. “The social media space offers great opportunities for guilt by association,” Friedman wrote in the document.
He continued: “We know that video exists of Tymoshenko uttering some of her outrageous claims in court … The video can be floated into the social space to reinforce the impression that she is at best reckless and unstatesmanlike and at worst malicious, defamatory and antisemitic.”



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Twitters users, including “those ‘known’ to us”, could retweet hostile content. The “roadmap” included a website, blogposts and “blast emails”, sent out to a “targeted audience in Europe and the US”. One section was called “Black Ops”. It said: “This could include Wikipedia page modification to highlight [Tymoshenko] corruption and trial and modify the tone of the language being used.”
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Friedman worked with Eckart Sager, a one-time CNN producer. Emails show they liaised closely with “Paul”, who in turn briefed Yanukovych’s chief of staff, Serhiy Lyovochkin. Lyovochkin declined to comment. He appears in correspondence as “SL”.

“He was under the radar,” one source said of Friedman. “Alan kept a low profile. Without Paul’s authorisation Alan would never have got a contract with the [Yanukovych] government.”
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Friedman’s company FBC Media was retained on a “rolling contract”. It was paid around €150,000 every three months, sources in Kiev suggest. The money was deposited in an offshore account in Seychelles, they allege. Often the payments were late, prompting Friedman to complain, they add.
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Contacted by the Guardian, Friedman said these earnings were “declared”. He confirmed his company worked for Ukraine from late summer 2011 on what he called “a public relations and country profiling project”. He said: “It was not a secret or covert plan. We had PR people proposing interviews and features to newspapers very openly.”



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He said its goal was to promote the Ukraine government’s then policy of moving closer to a partnership agreement with the EU. “Our aim was to keep a steady communication going in favour of dialogue between Brussels and Kiev. That was our message.
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“We never supported a pro-Moscow stance and had already ended our relationship when the Ukrainian president abandoned closer ties with Europe.”
Asked whether he had registered with the US Department of Justice, Friedman said he had never worked as a lobbyist for Ukraine. He added: “I never registered as a foreign agent because I never was one.
“I was a communications guy, doing PR media strategy work in Europe for a client, like dozens of London PR companies that work for a variety of governments.”
The documents show Friedman reported directly to Kiev. In spring 2012 he told the foreign minister, Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, he had “generated dozens of positive op-eds/interviews/articles for print and TV” and “disseminated positive news stories” to nearly 2,000 publications.
Key to this strategy was a fake thinktank, the Center for the Studyof Former Soviet Socialist Republics (CXSSR), set up with Manafort’s backing. Friedman used it to publish dozens of positive stories about Yanukovych, many of them authored by a “Matthew Lina”.

Lina’s comment pieces criticising Tymoshenko and Obama’s state department ran on the conservative US website RedState. Friedman told Manafort his editorial team ghostwrote an article by Yanukovych published by the Wall Street Journal.
He claimed credit for a Tymoshenko profile written by the Journal’s Matthew Kaminski. Kaminski said Friedman was never a source, “or even someone that as far as I can remember I had any contact whatsoever with”.
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In April 2012 Friedman sent another “highly confidential” two-page document to Manafort. It set out plans to launch a “special website” entitled The Tymoshenko Files. The site would purport to belong to Inna Bohoslovska, a Ukrainian deputy and Tymoshenko critic.
In fact, Friedman would “discreetly prepare, implement and maintain” the site, the document said. It would include “ghost-penned” blogs and “a quasi-novella serialisation”. Asked about the website, Friedman said he had never written “any content”.



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Rick Gates attends a court hearing in Washington DC. Photograph: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
Emails seen by the Guardian show a regular pattern of interaction between Manafort, Friedman, Gates, Kilimnik and Ukrainian officials. Gates, who went on to work with Manafort on the 2016 Trump campaign, wrote several messages. In February Gates admitted conspiracy and lying to the FBI, and agreed to cooperate with Mueller.
At the time Kilimnik was the Russian manager of Manafort’s Kiev office. Kilminik is understood to be “Person A” in Mueller’s latest indictment, filed last week. It says the FBI believes Kilimnik has ties to Moscow’s GRU spy agency, and adds that Gates was aware of this. Kilimnik denies a connection. Friedman confirmed he had met Manafort and Gates but said he had done so “because the client asked me to”.
Manafort’s media operation included attacks on Clinton. In October 2012 Gates emailed Manafort and Friedman, flagging a piece written by the journalist Ben Shapiro. The Breitbart article criticised Clinton for her public support of Tymoshenko, who had recently made an electoral pact with the far-right Svoboda party.
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The article cited a Jewish “leader” who accused Clinton anonymously of creating a “neo-Nazi Frankenstein”. Gates wrote: “Gentlemen – Here is the first part of a series of articles that will be coming as we continue to build this effort. Alan, you get full credit for the Frankenstein comment.”
The alleged use of offshore accounts is likely to interest the FBI. Manafort is accused of concealing more than $75m earned from his work in Ukraine.
Yanukovych’s attempts to woo western leaders ended in October 2013 when he accepted a bailout from Moscow. He fled to Russia after anti-government protests. In 2015 Friedman wrote an authorised biography of Silvio Berlusconi. Manafort continued to work for Yanukovych’s party up until he joined Trump’s campaign. Manafort denies wrongdoing and has said he will fight Mueller’s charges.
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