White House, Rudy Giuliani React to Manafort Plea Deal: Absolutely ‘Nothing to Do’ With Trump


Paul Manafort is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his plea deal. It is not yet clear what the cooperation concerns, but just weeks ago President Donald Trump praised Manafort for not making a deal like Michael Cohen did:

The first reaction from the White House today to the plea deal came from Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who said this has “absolutely nothing to do” with the President:

And then Rudy Giuliani, the President’s lawyer, put out a statement saying the same thing:

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