Republicans Largely Silent After Manafort, Guilty Verdict, Plea From Cohen

Published: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:41pm
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When it comes to presidential scandals, the Trump administration is not the first to weather storms.

Each situation, however, is unique and modern communication platforms like Twitter have delivered lighting-speed responses this past year.

Strangely, that was not so as news broke of a guilty verdict on eight counts for Paul Manafortformer Trump campaign chair, and a guilty plea for Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen.

Republicans, both hardcore supporters and those who have pushed back in the past like Sen. Jeff Flake, remained largely silent.

Why the radio silence? For that, The Show spoke with White House editor for the Washington Post Dave Clark.

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