Trump aide's name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT

Corruption investigators in Ukraine have reportedly linked Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an illegal, off-the-books payment network in Ukraine, a connection that Manafort has vehemently deniedCorruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the New York Times reported Monday. It is not clear if Manafort actually received any of the money designated for him from 2007 to 2012 while working as a consultant for pro-Russian former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party, the Times said. Manafort issued a statement vehemently denying any wrongdoing.

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