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Team Manafort’s Post-Plea Talks With Trump Are ‘Freakishly Unusual,’ Ex-Prosecutors Say

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November 28, 2018 11:32 am

A New York Times report about the communications between Paul Manafort’s legal team and President Trump’s got a lot of attention Tuesday night. The communications have, the paper wrote, continued since Manafort’s plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. This wasn’t terribly surprising. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani hasn’t exactly been shy about the existence of what’s known as a joint defense agreement between Trump and Manafort — both Politico and the Washington Post had reported earlier this fall that Giuliani and Manafort’s attorneys were still talking after the plea.

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