On Fox News, Dan Bongino downplays Manafort verdicts, claiming "a lot of this stuff was already baked into the cake"

On Fox News, Dan Bongino downplays Manafort verdicts, claiming "a lot of this stuff was already baked into the cake"

Bongino: "There were ulterior motives by the prosecution for going after him"

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From the August 21 edition of Fox News' The Five​:

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DAN BONGINO (GUEST CO-HOST): You know they have an expression in corporate America, you know, you just take a bath, put all the bad news in on one filing. I mean, this all came out today and your perspective, is there even lasting political damage from this? A lot of this stuff was already baked into the cake with Trump supporters, they knew some of his past, they obviously on the Manafort case are committed, as I am, yeah there may have been crimes committed but there were ulterior motives by the prosecution for going after him. Is there real political lasting damage from this?

Previously:

Hannity on Michael Cohen: If you were close to Trump, "they're going to put the screws to you"

Rudy Giuliani tells Fox News that Michael Cohen pleading guilty is good news for Trump

Fox legal analyst Gregg Jarrett claims Manafort trial  "underscores how overzealous and unprincipled and unscrupulous Mueller's team is"

Sean Hannity calls Manafort guilty verdict "an unmitigated disaster for Mueller" 

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