Manafort Evidence on Ukrainian Political Work Revealed

In a court filing, President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort revealed the 50 pieces of evidence about his political work in Ukraine he wants excluded from one of his trials, BuzzFeed News reports. Among other things, The documents show that Tad Devine–a senior adviser to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign–worked in Ukraine with Manafort and his associate Rick Gates. Devine's political consulting firm put out a statement later Thursday evening that he was “assisting” Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office in prosecuting Manafort. Among the evidence is a victory speech for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych penned by Manafort and talking points for Yanukovych drafted by Devine. Manafort is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice by Mueller’s office, along with conspiracy, bank and tax fraud, money laundering and failing to register as a lobbyist in D.C. and Virginia.