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President Trump’s former campaign manager signed a secret, $10 million contract with a Russian billionaire that advanced the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a new report reveals.


Paul Manafort’s previously undisclosed work with Putin ally and aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska comes despite denials from the Trump campaign and White House of links to the Russian government, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.


In a 2005 memo to the Russian businessman, Manafort pitched his services as a way to benefit Deripaska, as well as Putin.

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Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s abrupt firing Monday came down to a battle of ultimatums.


And ultimately, Lewandowski lost.


Paul Manafort, the veteran operative who since March has been amassing influence inside Trump HQ, recently telegraphed through third parties he would be gone in 48 hours if Trump didn’t oust Lewandowski, who’d run his campaign from the outset. Manafort was fed up with battling Lewandowski and let the campaign know the two of them “just couldn’t get along.”

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