Manafort firm received more than $17 million from pro-Kremlin Ukraine party
Manafort firm received more than $17 million from pro-Kremlin Ukraine party
Paul Manafort checks the podium before an event at Trump SoHo Hotel
29 June, 2017, 19:14
Manafort disclosed that he was paid $17.1 million between 2012 and 2014 by the Ukraine Party of Regions, a political party allied with the Russian government. "He started this process in concert with FARA's unit in September, before the outcome of the election and well before any formal investigation of election interference began".
The filing categorizes DMP International's work for the Party of Regions as mostly domestic but also repeatedly identifies the goal as "greater political and economic integration between Ukraine and the West". "Paul has appreciated the professionalism and guidance of the FARA unit throughout this process", Maloni said.
The documents say that Manafort's firm focused on "electing Party of Regions' candidates" and adds that the firm "communicated with the U.S. embassy regarding developing events in the Ukraine" and "provided strategic counsel and advice to members of the Party of Regions regarding their interactions with USA government officials".
"Manafort was representing a political party, a very strong pro-Russian political party in".
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Manafort has disclosed the payments in a Foreign Agents Registration Act filing that was given to the Justice Department on Tuesday, The Washington Postreported. "You don't want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians", she recalled telling the White House counsel at the time, warning the White House to cut ties with Flynn long before reports of Flynn's connections made headlines.
Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Manafort says his firm made more than $17.1 million from the Ukrainian party between 2012 and 2014. Manafort, who resigned from his campaign post shortly after the article appeared, has denied receiving any payments in cash, and state prosecutors in Ukraine have not accused him of wrongdoing. NPR's Jim Zarroli has more. A June 15 memo from the Trump transition team's general counsel directed transition staffers and volunteers to preserve records related to Gates and Manafort, among other campaign associates.
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It was not immediately clear if Manafort would be required to pay any fines for the late filing, as the Justice Department rarely prosecutes violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
Manafort forgot to mention his work as a foreign agent.
"Today, Paul Manafort registered with the Department of Justice's [Foreign Agents Registration] unit for his work on behalf of Ukraine's Party of Regions".
Gates worked as a deputy to Manafort on the Trump campaign.
The Manafort documents acknowledge that part of his firm's job was to advise Ukrainian officials in their dealings with USA government officials in the United States.
Both Manafort and Gates have denied there was anything untoward about their work in Ukraine, with Gates recently telling the Times that "everything was done legally and with the approval of our lawyers". Again, Public Citizen's Craig Holman.
The party held power until the Ukrainian revolution in February 2014.
ZARROLI: Yanukovych was forced out of office in 2014, and Manafort's work for his party apparently ended at the time well before he worked for Trump.
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