After Rudy Giuliani clumsily stumbled into a new legal firestorm last night on Hannity’s show, President Trump is on Twitter this morning with a more detailed explanation of his payments to Stormy Daniels, what they were for, and more slashing and focused denials that the two ever had sex.
The other thing about Trump’s comments is that they don’t sound anything like Trump. They’re framed in highly legal language, at least language that a non-lawyer might think a lawyer would use or the kinds of language someone might hear from an accommodating lawyer. He’s also much more frank in his purported determination to resolve his dispute with Daniels in confidential arbitration and seek substantial cash damages. Read more here.