WASHINGTON, 31 Dec â€” RIA Novosti. The President of the United States Donald trump commented on Tuesday accusations against the former head of his campaign staff Paul Manafort, noting that any illegal actions, according to the charges, during the work of Manafort at the headquarters have been identified.
“False news work day and night. As the lawyer told Paul Manafort, “no connections” and the events that took place happened long before he became part of the team,” trump wrote in his Twitter.
Earlier it became known that the former chief of staff of the current President of the USA Donald trump Sex Manafort and his business partner Rick gates was charged on 12 counts, including a violation of the law on foreign agents and money laundering.
The prosecution believes that Manafort and gates during the time of President Viktor Yanukovych worked for the government of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Party of regions, raising tens of millions of dollars and hiding them from tax.
The investigation of the alleged Russian “interference in the American elections” and alleged links with Russia trump that refute as the White house and the Kremlin, is in the FBI and in Congress. Spectaculorum to investigate appointed the former head of the FBI Robert Mueller.
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of attempts to influence U.S. elections.