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'Are you going to change the name or what?' Connecticut town grapples with 'Paul Manafort Drive'

Posted On: Aug 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

'Are you going to change the name or what?' Connecticut town grapples with 'Paul Manafort Drive'

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Some residents in New Britain are anxious to see "Paul Manafort Drive" renamed.
The road is named after Paul Manafort Sr., the late mayor of the town who was the father of the former Trump campaign manager with the same first and last name.
Many say that the road name brings dishonor to the town, since the younger Manafort is currently on trial for tax evasion.
GettyIn New Britain, Connecticut, residents hear the name "Paul Manafort" not only in the news, but on their GPS as well.
For months, a small but strong contingent of residents have been looking to rename "Paul Manafort Drive," a half-mile road that runs through the campus of Central Connecticut State University. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Meet the woman behind Trump's $20 million merch empire See Also: While Paul Manafort stared down his former protégé, Rick Gates didn't look at Manafort the entire time he testified against him The first week of Paul Manafort's high-stakes criminal trial took off with a bang: Here's...

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