CT Dems say Manafort conviction, Cohen plea, proof of ‘criminality’ in White House – The CT Mirror

December 11, 2018 Admin3915 0

MARK PAZNIOKAS / CTMIRROR.ORG Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort talks to the press after meeting Connecticut delegates in 2016. Washington – Connecticut’s Congressional delegation on Tuesday said the conviction of Paul Manafort, and the plea deal by Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, is proof of “criminality” in the White House. The president, meanwhile, continued to call special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation “a witch hunt.” “The White House looks increasingly like a criminal enterprise with the convictions today of President Trump’s former campaign manager and personal lawyer,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. in a statement.  “Paul Manafort today faces, in effect, a life sentence. Michael Cohen should also face serious punishment.” Blumenthal said “no one is above the law – not Paul READ MORE