Trump Campaign Chief Linked To Pro-Russia Cash From Overseas: NYT

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was designated $12.7 million in cash payments from a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party, according to a New York Times report published Sunday night. The report cited Ukraine's newly formed National Anti-Corruption Bureau, whose investigators maintain the payments dated from 2007 to 2012 and were part of an illegal off-the-books system. The investigators have yet to determine if Manafort actually received the cash, and Manafort's lawyer said he had not received "any such cash payments," the report added.

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