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‘Help is on the way’: Former US attorney explains how Trump is secretly communicating to Manafort

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President Donald Trump has said that his former campaign manager is being “treated unfairly by our government” on Friday.

Manafort is currently waiting for a jury to return a verdict in a financial crimes trial that could send him to jail for the rest of his life.

Why would Trump comment on the ongoing trial? The same reason he went out of his way to pardon former Bush administration official Scooter Libby, according to former US attorney Joyce Vance, an MSNBC analyst.

“I don’t think the president has a soft spot for people like Scooter Libby that he’s pardoned,” Vance said Friday on Nicolle Wallace’s how. “I think instead he’s engaged in a campaign strategically designed to communicate to some of his former friends like Paul Manafort, like Cohen, and in essence dangle pardons on Twitter.”

Trump seems to be setting up to pardon his former campaign manager by saying “he’s a good man, he’s getting a bad deal.”

“If you’re Paul Manafort and you hear about that and we all know Paul Manafort’s heard about that, it’s difficult to read that as anything other than a message to Manafort, hold on, don’t cut a deal with the government while the jury is out, which defendants sometimes do. A defendant who sees how bad the evidence is, then goes to the prosecutors and says, ‘OK, I’m ready to plead guilty now.’ The president is in essence saying, ‘Don’t do that. Help is on the way, I can pardon you in the future.'”

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Those pardons wound’t be the end of the story, though, as Vance explained, as investigators could look at the circumstances surrounding them in the future.

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Right-wing radio show ratings tank as host undermines Trump’s ‘promises made, promises kept’ re-election slogan

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The fact Donald Trump's base sticks with him no matter what he does is negatively impacting a conservative radio host attempting to hold the president accountable for his campaign promises.

Michael Alan Weiner, who goes by the stage name Michael Savage, hosts the "Savage Nation" radio show.

The host once praised Trump as the "Winston Churchill of our time" has been criticizing the president recently, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

"Now Mr. Savage is an outlier once again, dismayed more each day as the budget deficit continues to swell, thousands of new migrants are apprehended at the border, and the wall Mr. Trump promised to erect and make Mexico pay for remains unbuilt," The Times explained.

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LISTEN: Here’s the creepy broadcast at Trump’s rally telling supporters the right way to deal with protesters

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida.

Those who entered the venue were treated to a pleasant female voice booming out instructions to protestors — and a creepy warning.

"While we all have the rights to free speech, this is a private event paid for and hosted by Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and you came to hear the president," said the voice. "To accommodate the right to free speech and peaceful assembly, while ensuring an orderly rally, we have provided a secure area outside the venue for all protesters, and we ask anyone wishing to demonstrate to please exit to that secure area."

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Ukrainian-Russian developer with Trump Tower Moscow ties suing after getting bilked for $200,000 at inauguration

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It is illegal for foreigners to donate to presidential inaugurations, but a new lawsuit sheds light on how wealthy foreigners attempted to buy access to the Trump administration.

"A Ukrainian-Russian developer who wanted access to President Trump’s inauguration filed a lawsuit on Tuesday saying he was bilked out of the $200,000 he paid for what he thought would be V.I.P. tickets to the event," The New York Times reported Tuesday.

"The developer, Pavel Fuks, who once discussed a Moscow real estate project with Mr. Trump, said in the lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, that he had paid the money to a firm at the direction of Yuri Vanetik, a prominent Republican fund-raiser and sometime lobbyist," the newspaper explained. "But, the lawsuit said, Mr. Vanetik failed to come through with the promised tickets, and Mr. Fuks ended up watching the inauguration from a Washington hotel bar."

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