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Stormy Daniels’ attorney ‘stunned’ by news that Trump personally repaid Cohen for hush money: ‘Justice must be served’

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After one of Donald Trump’s lawyers claimed the president personally repaid his longtime attorney Michael Cohen for his $130,000 “hush agreement” payout to Stormy Daniels in October 2016, the adult film star’s own counsel said he was “stunned” by the news.

“I am stunned and speechless,” Daniels’ attorney Micheal Avenatti told CNN’s MJ Lee. “If this is accurate, the American people have been lied to and deceived for months. And justice must be served.”

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The claim came from former New York City mayor and current Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani during a long, freewheeling interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity. Giuliani made the surprising admission in an attempt to prove his client didn’t violate campaign finance law. If the statement is true, it would completely refute White House’s claim that Trump had nothing to do with the payment that accompanied Daniels’ non-disclosure agreement.


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Former FBI agent explains why Trump just opened himself to more legal problems

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Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa explained that the recent revelations that President Donald Trump made a promise to a foreign leader that made an intelligence official uncomfortable enough to declare themselves a whistleblower.

Rangapp explained that the President has a fairly wide latitude to conduct foreign affairs as he sees fit. But "when it comes to the 'outside world,' the President represents the sovereign: He is basically the voice of the United States and can negotiate with world leaders on its behalf."

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New York cop who became El Chapo’s security guard arrested for selling cocaine and taking bribes

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A New York cop is being prosecuted after he was outed for selling cocaine and taking bribes after he went to work for drug kingpin El Chapo.

The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Officer Ishmael Bailey had his bail set at $50,000 after he was arrested and arraigned in Queens Criminal Court. He was charged with possession and sale of narcotics, conspiracy, bribe receiving as a public servant and failing to perform duties as a public servant.

Lawyer Jeff Cohen argued that Bailey had two children and had to pay child support. The lawyer explained that Bailey “does understand the severity of his charges.”

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A veteran teacher explains why Trump is incapable of learning

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While dyslexia has been mentioned now and then as one of the reasons Donald Trump is so ignorant of what it takes to govern in a free society, I want to explore it as foundational to his inability to learn and grow while in office—and also as a way to link disparate troubling elements in his makeup.

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