Feb 23, 2019, As per CNN, Robert Mueller’s report regarding the issue of collusion between Donald Trump’s electoral campaign and Russia. The public won’t know Mueller’s report even after the set deadline. The investigation report will include Donald Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort’s sentencing memo.
Paul Manafort is said to be in contact with associate Konstantin Kilimnik that has connections to Russia’s GRU, to discuss a plan to lift US sanctions on Russia. During these meetings, Kilimnik received details regarding Trump’s campaign poll data.
Details regarding Manafort’s sentencing memo and his cooperation regarding the issue are highly confidential. The special counsel has kept its silence over the matter until Mueller’s reports come out.
Paul Manafort’s Sentencing Memo
Robert Mueller’s report includes Manafort’s sentencing memo, Manafort’s memo faced a deadline that Mueller was unable to fulfill. The public will have to wait before they know the details of Manafort’s sentencing memo. The former campaign manager for President Trump’s 2016 electoral campaign is facing two separate cases. Manafort is on the brink of spending the rest of his life in prison.
The delay regarding Manafort’s memo indicates that these documents include sensitive information or prosecutors are seeking approval from judge’s to edit or redact Manafort’s memo.
Manafort and Collusion Issue
The 2-year investigation conducted by Robert Mueller will tackle the issue of collusion. Mueller’s report may shed some light regarding possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia. According to FBI sources, Manafort traded electoral campaign secrets and polls with Konstantin Kilimnik, which is said to be connected to Russia.
Reports have shown that Manafort had several “peace talks” together with Kilimnik. The Senate intelligence committee has interviewed Manafort regarding the alleged collusion. Though the interview questions were limited between to a June 2016 Trump tower meeting between Manafort, President Trump’s associates and a Russian emissary they believed to bring damaging info regarding Trump’s rival Hillary Clinton.
Mueller’s report is the key to the investigation’s completion and revelation of the truth regarding Manafort’s affiliations.