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How is Michael Cohen's 'Truth Fund' faring?

How is Michael Cohen's 'Truth Fund' faring?

Mr Sessions, a long-time U.S. senator and Trump supporter, drew Mr Trump's ire when he recused himself in March previous year from matters dealing with the 2016 presidential campaign.

"But what happened on Tuesday was that two of his closest associates were certified by our justice system as criminals, and one of them implicated Mr. Trump directly", Steyer said.

Cohen said that Trump directed him to make the payments "for the principal objective of influencing the election". His group has collected more than 5 million signatures calling for Mr. Trump's impeachment.

"And I don't know what it will be", he said.

During an interview with Fox News recorded Wednesday, Trump said he learned of the payments after they were made - an assertion at odds with Cohens account.

"I don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job", Trump responded.

"You would see - you would see numbers that you wouldn't believe in reverse", he said. Yet they were unable or unwilling to deliver much on his major legislative proposals in his first year in office.

Despite Trump's defiant tone, Washington-based campaign finance expert Kate Belinski, of the Nossaman law firm, said to expect legal consequences for both Trump and his campaign - most likely in the form of a civil complaint before the Federal Election Commission.

He said that the payments had come from him personally, not from the campaign, but he had not known about them until "later on". According to the New York Times, Empire State and Manhattan officials are looking into whether the payoffs and subsequent reimbursement of Cohen broke corporate finance laws.

"It took a lot of courage for Michael Cohen to plead guilty to 8 counts of some serious financial crimes", Everett said.

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Former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer stressed that the revelations may be sordid but do not meet the constitutional bar of "high crimes and misdemeanors". "They weren't campaign finance".

Trump re-ignited his feud with the former Alabama senator Thursday by complaining in the Fox interview that Sessions "never took control of the Justice Department".

She says the $150,000 agreement gave the tabloid exclusive story rights and banned her from talking publicly about the alleged affair.

Pecker's company publishes the National Enquirer.

David Pecker, the chief executive of American Media, was granted immunity by federal prosecutors for providing information about the payments, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. In fact, the trap was set for President Trump many months ago.

The president also claimed in an interview with Fox News that he only learned of the payments "later on", even though Cohen released tapes of them discussing the McDougal deal in September 2016 while it was being arranged.

Criminal inquiries into Cohen's payments and how they were handled could lead NY prosecutors into Trump Organization finances that have remained largely private because the president has declined to disclose the tax records provided by previous office holders.

How has Trump contradicted himself?

Ms Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, alleges that she and Mr Trump had sex in a hotel room in 2006.

But Davis insisted that "when the time comes" for Cohen to tell his new story to Mueller - and the special counsel is able to "digest" it and piece it together with other evidence - "it could be an impeachable offense" on the part of the president.


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