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Donald Trump's embattled campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

 (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)
(Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Donald Trump's embattled campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned Friday, two days after a campaign shake-up that left his power diminished.

“This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Donald Trump said in a statement. “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.”

Manafort had been dogged by increasing questions about his work for a pro-Russian party in Ukraine.

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