Candidate Trump Took Whom He Could Get for Delegate Wrangler Paul Manafort Probably Knowing His History

For his delegate hunting during the Republican primary season, candidate Trump needed an experienced hand in Republican politics to manage the process, so considering few established Republicans were backing Trump at the time, he took what he could get, Manafort, knowing his Ukrainian liability (it was in the news) yet having planned to dump him once the nomination was secured, a calculated risk, the art of the deal.