The Latest: Giuliani says Trump repaid money paid to Daniels
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on porn actress Stormy Daniels’ claims that she had sex with President Donald Trump (all times local):
The attorney for Stormy Daniels is calling for “serious consequences” for President Donald Trump after his new lawyer says the president reimbursed his personal “fixer” for a $130,000 payment to the porn actress.
Michael Avenatti said Wednesday: “This is a stunning revelation. Mr Trump evidently has participated in a felony and there must be serious consequences for his conduct and his lies and deception to the American people.”
Rudy Giuliani said on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” that the president repaid attorney Michael Cohen.
Trump has previously told reporters that he was not aware of the payment and that he didn’t know where Cohen had gotten the money.
President Donald Trump’s new lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president repaid attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels.
Trump has told reporters that he was not aware of the payment and that he didn’t know where Cohen had gotten the money.
Giuliani made the revelation during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity.”
He also says the payment “is going to turn out to be perfectly legal” because “that money was not campaign money.”
Daniels claims she had sex with Trump in 2006, months after his third wife gave birth to his youngest child.
She was paid $130,000 by Cohen before the 2016 election to keep quiet about the allegations. Trump has denied having sex with Daniels.