Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Public Statements

Welch Statement in Response to Charges Filed Against Three Former Trump Campaign Officials

Statement

By:
Date:
Location: Washington, DC

Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) issued the following statement in response to the charges filed against three former Trump campaign officials, including campaign chairman and chief strategist Paul Manafort, in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

"Today's indictments mark the beginning of the American people finally getting a definitive answer to the central question of what then-candidate Donald Trump and his associates knew about Russian efforts to influence the outcome of our 2016 election, and to what extent, if any, they colluded in this sinister effort.

After reading news accounts of the charges against Mr. Manafort, I am mystified at how Donald Trump could have hired an individual with such a shady background as his top campaign official.

It is clear that Mr. Mueller is methodically and systematically following the facts, as he should. I remain confident he will get to the bottom of this mess and hold accountable anyone who broke the law."


Source:
Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Thank You!

You are about to be redirected to a secure checkout page.

Please note:

The total order amount will read $0.01. This is a card processor fee. Please know that a recurring donation of the amount and frequency that you selected will be processed and initiated tomorrow. You may see a one-time charge of $0.01 on your statement.

Continue to secure page »

Back to top