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Donald Trump confirmed the resignation in a statement: “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign. I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us through the delegate and convention process. Paul is a true professional and I wish him the greatest success.”
Roger Stone's take on the Manafort resignation:
CLASS-Phony Attacks on Manafort /work of Sidney B. funded by Viktor Pinchuk- MSM takes the bait. @PaulManafort protects@realDonaldTrump— Roger Stone (@RogerJStoneJr) August 19, 2016
Sidney B.=Sidney Blumenthal