Rudy Giuliani said that to his knowledge President Trump did not know about Michael Cohen's $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels to keep silent over their alleged affair. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more..
Giuliani: Trump Didn’t ‘Originally’ Know About $130,000 Payment To Stormy Daniels
Rudy Giuliani said that to his knowledge President Trump did not know about Michael Cohen's $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels to keep silent over their alleged affair.????Giuliani brought back the highly debated topic on ABC’s “This Week.”????SOT??As far as I know… the president did not originally know.
At some point, probably a little foggy as to exactly when, the president found out and reimbursed him,”????He continued saying it was a “nuisance payment” made in order not to embarrass Trump’s family.????Confusion on whether Trump knew or didn't know about the payment continues since it was first brought up in January, when Trump initially denied knowing anything about it.????Later Giuliani reportedly said Trump reimbursed Cohen for the 130,000 payment to Daniels.????To which Trump defended the payment saying it was made through a monthly retainer he had with Cohen.????The former Trump lawyer is now reportedly under investigation for alleged bank fraud and campaign finance violations. ????The Hill reports there’s speculation that Cohen could be collaborating with federal investigators turning against Trump.
He recently changed his legal team, hiring an ally close to Trump’s rival Hillary Clinton, and told ABC that his loyalty is to his family and America, not Trump. ??