The Trump campaign was on the defensive on Monday after a New York Times report revealed that its campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was designated to receive $12.7 million in undisclosed and potentially illegal cash payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine.
The revelation preceded a high-profile national security speech by Donald J. Trump in Ohio on Monday afternoon, and threatened to derail the Republican presidential nominee’s latest effort to avoid distractions and stick to policy as he tried to stop his poll numbers from sliding.
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