MUELLER FINDS NEW REPUBLICAN PARTY SYMBOL ON MANAFORT’S SMARTPHONE
Washington, D.C. (eTruePolitics) – Indicted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s smartphone is said to contain illustrations of a Russian-influenced redesign of the Republican Party’s official symbol, according to sources close to the Mueller investigation who have seen the images. After the revelation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller moved to oppose Manafort’s bail agreement with the Federal government.
Combined with reports that Manafort’s now infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian officials included discussions of “donations” by Russians to the Republican National Committee during the presidential election – which is a crime – the previously secret new logo is a striking visual clue to the depth of Russian influence in the affairs of the United States’ second largest political party.
“Nyetski,” said a spokesman for Manafort when asked if the former Trump campaign manager had any involvement with the new Republican Party symbol design.
Photo illustration by Ray Dougela