Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form - News Summed Up

Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form


Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time that he repaid his lawyer Michael Cohen more than $100,000 for expenses Cohen incurred during the 2016 presidential election, according to a financial disclosure form released Wednesday. But Trump's lawyers have previously said that Trump reimbursed Cohen for the $130,000 hush money payment he made to porn star Stormy Daniels. "In 2016, expenses were incurred by one of Donald J. Trump's attorneys, Michael Cohen," read a footnote on the form, which was released by the Office of Government Ethics. "Mr. Cohen sought reimbursement of those expenses and Mr. Trump fully reimbursed Mr. Cohen in 2017. Trump submitted the document on Tuesday, the deadline for administration employees to file their financial documents.


Source: CNN May 16, 2018 17:34 UTC


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