White House says it’s ‘insane’ to suggest Trump knew campaign chairman worked on pro-Putin project

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer sought to put additional distance between President Trump and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Yahoo News asked Spicer about an Associated Press report that Manafort crafted a plan to advance Putin’s interests in 2005 for a billionaire client with ties to the Russian president.

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White House says it’s ‘insane’ to suggest Trump knew campaign chairman worked on pro-Putin project