Trump Manages to Blame Obama And AG Sessions in Rambling Explanation of Cohen’s Guilty Plea

Trump Manages to Blame Obama And AG Sessions in Rambling Explanation of Cohen’s Guilty Plea

Donald Trump on Wednesday admitted to knowing about Michael Cohen’s campaign-era “hush money” payments to his former alleged mistresses “later on,” despite his former personal attorney on Tuesday telling a court that then-candidate Trump personally directed him to facilitate the transactions.

Speaking with Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt, Trump said he knew about the payments, but argued it’s a “much bigger thing” that the money for the payments did come from his “campaign finance.”

“They didn’t come out of the campaign, they came from me,” Trump said. “And I tweeted about it, I mean I don’t know if you know but I tweeted about the payments. But they didn’t come out of campaign. In fact, my first question when I heard about it, was: Did they come out of the campaign? Because the could be a little dicey. And they didn't come out of the campaign and that’s fake.”

Trump went on to explain why it’s “not even a campaign violation,” turning his sights on former President Barack Obama, whom he claimed has a “massive” campaign violation. But he had a different attorney general and they viewed things differently.”

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