In Surreal Afternoon, Manafort Found Guilty, Cohen Admits To Violating Laws ‘At Direction Of Candidate’

In a scene you couldn't script, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is found guilty on eight counts and Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to eight counts within minutes of each other. Trump is on Air Force One flying to a rally in West Virginia. That's from the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey and it neatly sums up the kind of day Donald Trump has had. More importantly, it underscores just how surreal this presidency has become. On Tuesday, former Trump fixer and attorney Michael Cohen p

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6 thoughts on “In Surreal Afternoon, Manafort Found Guilty, Cohen Admits To Violating Laws ‘At Direction Of Candidate’

  1. When the Truth is not Truth, everything is for nothing. How can “In God we trust” mean anything if the greatest country in the world is morally bankrupt?

    1. And the truth is: the vast majority of orange ball’s support won’t even flinch but further dig in their heels. If you want to be REALLY frightened, mosey on over to ZeroHedge and try and read the comments there. Jew bashing (they are the cause of everything bad) has been elevated to a sacrament. It turns out that there are some really, really fucked up people here (and there) and they finally have their leader. I’ve been naive; I never thought that things could get this fucked up. The remainder of this week is gonna be very interesting, to rather understate.

  2. In other news, former RNC deputy finance chair, Michael Cohen (who stepped down in June of his own volition and was not asked to step down) pleaded guilty to 8 crimes including campaign finance violations, bank fraud, and tax fraud.

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