Report: Trump played central role in hush payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal

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  1. Egoboy

    Egoboy Well-Known Member

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    The Wall Street Journal found that Mr. Trump was involved in or briefed on nearly every step of the agreements. He directed deals in phone calls and meetings with his self-described fixer, Michael Cohen, and others. The U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan has gathered evidence of Mr. Trump’s participation in the transactions.

    Taken together, the accounts refute a two-year pattern of denials by Mr. Trump, his legal team and his advisers that he was involved in payoffs to Ms. McDougal and a former adult-film star. They also raise the possibility that the president of the United States violated federal campaign-finance laws.
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    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/re...-payoffs-to-stormy-daniels-and-karen-mcdougal

    About fricking time.... I've been wondering how prosecutors haven't pursued Cohen's claims under oath about Trump's involvement.... Biggest unreported story in America at this time by far.

    This is originally reported by the WSJ, but I don't subscribe so I cannot get the full story and I'm settling for the Fox rehash...

    Once again, if Cohen is facing criminal sentencing for his part in these crimes, how is it that Trump doesn't face the same for directing the effort??

    If it's simply a matter of not being able to indict a president, I cannot wait until the day after Trump is no longer president, one way or the other...
     
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    #WINNING! #MAGA!

    LOL
     
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    Of course he lied. That’s all he ever does.
     
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  4. Egoboy

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    Well, there are lies that have no legal ramifications like "I don't know Matt Whitaker" (The guy I just appointed to my fricking cabinet) and lies about committing crimes..

    This would seem to be the latter...
     
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    This will be shocking news to all of those who came out of a 10 year coma this morning.
     
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    So it's back to Stormy, so predictable. Hey guys next week will be the Caravan news cycle, just a head ups. Then Kavanaugh.
     
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    The cons don't care, it's THEIR guy ! As long as they stay in power, Dirty Donnie can shoot someone in the face at high noon on Park Avenue and their support won't waver.

    Of course, that cuts both ways................
     
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    Wow, Trump lied about paying off a couple of prostitutes? Like that's only been done a million times over by men down through the years. Who in the hell really cares but a bunch of Liberals just dying to get anything on Trump. Hell they'd turn him in if they saw him throw a wrapper on the ground
     
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    Of course, that's all distracting nonsense by trump cultists, and the real issue is that he broke the law. But everyone knows he is a criminal, so nobody is surprised.
     
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    Nothing illegal happened.

    Trump is fine.
     
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    Senator Bob Menendez(D) thanks you for your support.
     
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    Your first statement is already false, but the second statement is yet to be determined...
     
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    Running for President?? 2 weeks before the election?? Really?? I'd like some names please... Was it Ike?? I remember he was allegedly banging his English Air Force aide....

    Gosh, I hope it wasn't Ike... I liked Ike (or would have if I had been alive)
     
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    Roosevelt, Ike, Kennedy, Johnson, Clinton. They all had affairs. I liked Roosevelt and Kennedy
     
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    Yeah, but Roosevelt, Ike, Kennedy and Johnson had class and the media kept their noses out of peoples bedrooms back in the day.

    Clinton as President use to ditch his Secret Service detail and cruise for hookers on the streets of DC.
     
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    Seriously? Now you are going to go with "they all had affairs"?? I thought we addressing paying off prostitutes, by men running for president.... Nobody is (any longer) begrudging powerful men from thinking with their little candidates, but I think any reasonable person would agree that what Trump did with these payoffs so close to the election sort of overrules "they all had affairs"...

    This won't go away, and Trump cannot make this go away...
     
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    What specific law did Trump violate?
     
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    Lol he said a month ago that he was a great guy
    It’s patholigical
     
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    Who really cares if he paid off a couple of prostitutes, except for the Democrats wanting to get anything they can on him. I don't think that shocks anyone. Before Nixon, that would have never even made the news. They kept all that stuff quiet, like Johnson and Kennedy brothers both having affairs with Monroe.
     
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    If trump conspired to conceal the truth from american voters.... then it seems specious to claim that voters “knew and elected trump anyway”

    Certainly it is plausible that camoaign finance laws were violated. And that by itself is a reason for the mueller investigation.

    And, if nothing else, contradicts constant assurances of trumps truthfullness
     
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