Trump acknowledges Cohen payment on disclosure form

TheHill | 5/16/2018 | Jordan Fabian
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President Trump officially acknowledged for the first time that he paid his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, more than $100,000 in order to reimburse him for expenses he “incurred” in 2016.

Trump’s financial disclosure, released Wednesday by the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), did not list the specific reason for the payment.

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But Cohen has said he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000 in exchange for her silence about her accusations she had a sexual encounter with Trump.

The OGE said the payment should have been included on the disclosure form Trump filed last year, which showed his assets and liabilities from the previous 16 months.

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"OGE has concluded that the information related to the payment made by Mr. Cohen is required to be reported and that the information provided meets the disclosure requirement for a reportable liability,” the office said in...
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