Cohen Says He Was Reimbursed For Hush Payment. Here’s The Check, Signed By Trump

February 27, 2019 8:23 a.m.

As part of his opening testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen intends to share evidence that Trump personally reimbursed him for a hush payment he made during the campaign to porn actress Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about an alleged affair with Trump.

Cohen will claim that he was paid $35,000 monthly as part of the reimbursement for the hush payment, which could be a violation of campaign finance rules. At least one of those checks, obtained by CNN, is emblazoned with Trump’s distinct signature.

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