President Admits To Being Blackmailed.

Trump Tweets That He Is a Victim of Extortion.

First a little background of quotes from Trump’s attorney, and Trump himself, denying Trump had any knowledge of the Stormy Daniels Hush Agreement and $130,000 payola related to it.

“In a private transaction in 2016, I used my own personal funds to facilitate a payment of $130,000 to Ms. Stephanie Clifford. Neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Ms. Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, either directly or indirectly.”— Trump Personal Attorney Michael Cohen, February 14th.

The President’s Press Secretary Sarah Sanders weighed in quite clearly on March 7th.

“There was no knowledge of any payments from the president, and he’s denied all of these allegations.”

Michael Cohen’s attorney David Schwartz appeared on CNN March 28th to make things perfectly clear.

David Schwartz: The President was not aware of the agreement, at least Michael Cohen never told him about the agreement . . .

Erin Burnett: Not aware about the agreement, what about the money?

Schwartz: He was not aware about any of it. He was not aware. He wasn’t told about it.

All that followed by this April 6 exchange by the President with reporters on Air Force One.

Reporter: Did you know about $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels?

Trump: No.

Reporter: Then why did Michael Cohen make it if there is no truth to the allegations?

Trump: You’ll have to ask Michael Cohen, Michael is my attorney. You’ll have to ask Michael.

Reporter: Do you know where he got the money to make that payment?

Trump: No, I don’t know.

Now, Trump’s latest very personal attorney du jour, Rudy Giuliani, in interviews with Hannity, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post declares “the President repaid it” to Cohen. Giuliani stated that while Trump “didn’t know about the specifics of it . . . he did know the general arrangement, that Michael would take care of things like this.”

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Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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