President Trump on Wednesday claimed that hush-money payments arranged by his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, did not break the law and denied he had knowledge of them at the time.
“My first question when I heard about it was, ‘did they come out of the campaign?’ Because that could be a little dicey. But they didn’t come out of the campaign and that’s big,” Trump said during an interview with “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt.
“It’s not even a campaign violation,” added Trump. Cohen pleaded guilty to eight felony charges, including two counts of violating campaign-finance law by arranging the payments to two women who say they had affairs with Trump.
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