Donald Trump Called Paul Manafort's Case a 'Witch Hunt!' After 8 Counts of Fraud Verdict

Type: Disdain for Rule of LawAug 22 2018 Severity:

Shortly after Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, was found guilty by a jury on 8 (of a grand total of 18) counts of tax or bank fraud, Trump tweeted his frustration over the decision as well as his lack of faith in the validity of the entire case. Trump reasoned it's proof the case was indeed a 'Witch Hunt!' evidenced by the very fact the jury could only convict him on 8 of the 18 various charges. As if a full 18/18 conviction count would have been the only way the case wasn't somehow 'rigged'.

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