Paul Manafort accused of sharing campaign data with Russian: Reports

A lawyer for the former Trump campaign manager made a formatting error in a new court filing, accidentally disclosing sensitive information about the campaign.
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Transcript for Paul Manafort accused of sharing campaign data with Russian: Reports
Now I want to Washington DC to chat with my friend Jack Jack we chance to talk Mary off then you and -- I'm excited to talk to you in person in the but I see your email all the time to duke. Always know what's going on whether it's Department of Justice news or news out of Washington so first experts aren't talking about a Paul man a fourteen U hot tell us. Exactly what happened is an up and be understanding Jack. We learn some new accusations that came against Paul man a Ford yesterday and it was. The mistake right that's right so. Bob Mueller has notoriously kept his cards very close to the best. But on Monday night palm in imports attorney made a filing in the accidentally exposed one of those cards. They filed a redacted. Filing to the court but. The reductions were not well done and so we're able to see what was behind him and it they based they suggest that pot metaphor was accused. By the special counsel. Giving polling data Torre sixteen polling data when he was a campaign chairman. To a Russian who is linked to Russian intelligence that his name is Constantin polemic who once worked for the GRU. That's so Russian military intelligence and is it still believed to be linked to Russian intelligence and so. That's not a good look we've since learned that. That his his his colleague. Bag gates who was also the deputy U on the campaign. Also provided. Some that materials well was in on as well so now we have two senior campaign officials. Through world providing information to the Russians. Check and the big question here is. Why does this matter might just end hoop omen for exactly is and then. Also is this sort of a smoking gun to collusion is this something big that we're talking about or how big a deal with us. What's it remains be seeing. So why he'd provide the debt and Russians and what they did what so. What was texture of the information the quality of information if it was sort of publicly available polling data that may not be that significant. But if there was more granular or there was information about which issues. Resonate with voters and things Baghdad the Russians might even able to use it as social media campaign. That could be more serious so it is those questions are still unanswered Wear it we don't really know. Definitely a lot of questions again how this ties into it to Washington right now was well it provider implemented for is that former trump campaign chair of convicted on. Multiple multiple financial crimes so Burnett I'm sure have more questions for you on that Jack but. I can't she go because you're busy man today he Ross is sending emails about our rob rose inside it was that he may not be around for much longer but doesn't really matter. Well. Run roses Titus of deputy attorney general. He saw one that initiated special counsel investigation and appointed. Bob Mueller he's been taking. Criticism from the president for well over a year because of that. But from what we understand he's he's not being driven out of a job but he's. He wanted to serve for two years and it's sort of time for him to go but he's gonna wait until. That William Barr the new attorney general that's been nominated by the president has confirmed. Leaving the Justice Department in the hands somebody's been confirmed might have sent it. If things go to plan. Jack thank you so much busy as always for you in Washington central talk more.

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