“Kushner, now back from vacationing in Croatia, delivered the news at a Friday morning breakfast as diplomatically as he could. “We’ve really got a problem here, Paul,” Kushner told him. “You’re going to have to step down.” But Manafort objected. “Well, I don’t want to do that, because it’ll look like I’m guilty,” he said. Kushner pressed harder. “It would be helpful if you stepped down.” “Yes,” Manafort replied, “but I can’t do that.” At this, Kushner’s demeanor hardened and he glanced at his watch. “We’re putting out a press release at nine a.m. that says you’ve resigned,” he said. “That’s in thirty seconds.” Manafort’s ouster extinguished the last vestige of hope for”


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