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Report from The Daily Mail:
- Bombshell document, exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com, could cripple prosecutors’ pursuit of criminal charges against Trump
- Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer, is the star witness in the case over which Trump reportedly faces imminent arrest for campaign finance violations
- But in a February 2018 letter Cohen’s attorney wrote that ‘Mr. Cohen used his own personal funds’ and that ‘neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign reimbursed Mr. Cohen’
The bombshell document, exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com, could throw a wrench in the works of prosecutors pursuing criminal charges against Trump over the payments.
Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer and the star witness in the case over which Trump reportedly faces imminent arrest, claims that Trump got him to pay $130,000 to Daniels to keep her quiet about her alleged affair with the real estate mogul, just days before the 2016 presidential election.
The letter appears to be in direct conflict with Cohen’s sworn testimony to Congress given a year later.
Cohen said under oath that Trump ‘asked me to pay off an adult film star with whom he had an affair,’ and that ‘Mr. Trump directed me to use my own personal funds from a Home Equity Line of Credit to avoid any money being traced back to him that could negatively impact his campaign.’
But in a February 8, 2018 letter to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Cohen’s attorney Stephen Ryan wrote: ‘Mr. Cohen used his own personal funds’, and that ‘Neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Ms. Clifford, and neither reimbursed Mr. Cohen for the payment directly or indirectly.’
The letter was written in response to an FEC probe launched after complaints of campaign finance violations, lodged by Paul Ryan and the organization Common Cause.
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This makes me think the Bragg hoopla is an engineered trigger to get Trump supporters riled up to act like the rowdy mob on Jan 6th. Set the scene up, call in the police, FBI (to whip up the crowd and start bad behavior) and national guard, warn everybody it will be a riot, and show what idiots Republicans are when a few act badly. They have used the media to detail how Trump will be arrested and brought in in handcuffs, housed in a cell, dragged through the (clearly biased) court system and humiliated. Doesn’t matter if they have to change historical documents, lie to any and everyone, etc., etc. Power is soooo corrupting.
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I’ve seen 2 of Trump’s rallies and both times the few rowdy people actually came across as plants! The rowdy group WAS much younger as a whole than the rest of the crowd. The majority of the crowd I’ve seen were usually very adult and not Juvenal.
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