The resignation of Manafort as head of his election campaign, trump said in a statement published on his campaign website on Friday. “This morning by Paul Manafort has offered to leave his post in the campaign, and I agreed with him. I really appreciate his excellent work he has done to help us to be in the current position, and especially how he led the preparations for the Congress. Paul is a true professional and I wish him great success,” — said in a statement.
In recent days in various media there have been numerous publications in which it was reported about possible violations of law committed by Manafort during his work as the Advisor to the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.
On Thursday, the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has published scans of black accountants of the Party of regions, from which it follows that the name of Manafort was paid $12.7 million in cash.
On Monday about possible illegal payments, told The New York Times. The newspaper noted that the authenticity of these data cannot be verified, as there is no about movement of funds on Bank accounts.
In the NEB, said that “the availability of the names P. Manafort in “lists” does not mean that he actually received these funds, because in the column of recipients contains signatures of other persons”.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the Bloc Poroshenko Sergei Leshchenko said the publication of “UKRINFORM”, which often over obtaining money would sign a former MP from the Party of regions Vitaly Kalyuzhny, who was in Parliament of last convocation the Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs.
The American Agency Associated Press on Thursday reported that in his possession was the electronic correspondence, which States that Manafort and another adviser to trump, Rick gates had Yanukovych lobbying services in the U.S. without registering with the Ministry of justice as foreign agents, which in turn is a criminal offense.
Manafort rejected allegations of cash payments in Ukraine and illegal lobbying activities in the United States.