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Trump Ends Press Questions After Asked If He'll Pardon Paul Manafort

Trump wants no part in discussing his former campaign chairman's indictment. At least not yet.
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During a presser at his meeting with business leaders on tax reform, Trump ended any questions with the press after he was asked if he'll pardon Paul Manafort.

After making believe President Obama's economy and stock market gains are his own, the press began yelling questions his way.

Trump repeatedly said, "Thank you."

But as we've seen in the past, Trump often spars with reporters after he's ended a presser and the press continued to yell questions.

The questions were garbled, but it appeared like he answered a question relating to his tax cut plans and said, "Some people have mentioned that, hopefully not."

Reporter Shirish Dáte from The Huffington Post jumped in, "Are you going to pardon [Paul] Manafort?”

Trump quickly replied, "Thank you all, thank you everybody.”

Another reporter asked "What's you reaction to the George Papadopoulos guilty plea?"

Trump again said, "Thank you," and that was that.

He is not happy.


CNN reported yesterday
that as Trump was watching the Manafort developments unfold on TV, he was "seething."

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