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Discussed hush money with Donald Trump at WH: Michael Cohen

Discussed hush money with Donald Trump at WH: Michael Cohen

Donald Trump at a court in New York City on Tuesday. Reuters

NEW YORK, May 14

Donald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told jurors on Tuesday about an Oval Office meeting in which the then-US President confirmed a plan to reimburse Cohen secretly for a hush money payment to a porn star.

Cohen, the prosecution’s star witness at Trump's criminal trial in New York, also acknowledged lying on multiple occasions — including under oath — but emphasised that he did so out of loyalty to Trump, as prosecutors sought to pre-empt an expected defence attack on Cohen's credibility.

In his first day as a witness on Monday, Cohen laid out in painstaking detail how Trump ordered him to pay the adult film actress Stormy Daniels - “Just do it,” Cohen remembered Trump saying - to keep her story about an alleged 2006 sexual encounter under wraps. — Reuters

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