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Oleg Deripaska

Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ with Russian billionaire during Trump’s presidential campaign

Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ with Russian billionaire during Trump’s presidential campaign

In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign Chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Manafort's offer was memorialized in an email exchange with a former employee of his political consulting firm in July 2016. It was first

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