Transcript for Trump says 'no collusion' as White House, Democrats react to Russia probe charges
Paul man aboard the former trump campaign chairman arrived at federal court for his first appearance. Following the indictment against him and his business associate in former from deputy campaign manager Rick gates. The 31 page indictment represents the first charges filed against anyone by special counsel Robert Mahler. The twelve counts include conspiracy against United States false statement in conspiracy to launder money. The indictment alleges that man affording gates' move money through hidden bank accounts in total more than 75 million dollars allegedly flowed through these offshore counts. It's unclear whether today's charges have anything to do with the investigation into possible collusion between the Russians and the trump campaign. This indictment does not mention president trump his campaign or Russian meddling. And manna fort has repeatedly denied collusion including when he served as a trump campaign chairman here he was in July. Are there any ties between mr. trump you or your campaign and prove his regime. There are that it's absurd. It has no base to it. Manna for was fired from his post as head of the campaign following revelations about financial ties to the Russian backed government and Ukraine. Gates continued on with the campaign even after manna fort left as chairman and it's also served as deputy of the presidential inauguration committee. And now the president is weighing in on Twitter rating sorry but this is years ago before Paul manna for was part of the trump campaign. But why are crooked Hillary and the dumps the focus. The president then went on to tweet no conspiracy. But we're also learning about another indictment that has just become unsealed. Towards pump the double is an early foreign policy advisor to then candidate trump. Has pled guilty to counts that he lines at the FBI about interactions he had with Russian agents. He is now cooperating with investigators. Reporting from Washington long has he seen me.
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