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Trump blasts his own “Justice” Department’s treatment of Manafort

President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he feels "very badly" for former campaign manager Paul Manafort, who was found guilty on 8 counts of bank and tax-related charges.

I feel very badly for Paul Manafort and his wonderful family. “Justice” took a 12 year old tax case, among other things, applied tremendous pressure on him and, unlike Michael Cohen, he refused to “break” - make up stories in order to get a “deal.” Such respect for a brave man! ... A large number of counts, ten, could not even be decided in the Paul Manafort case. Witch Hunt!

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