Denials demolished: Trump planned payoffs linked to Cohen crime

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The Wall Street Journal has published new details on Trump’s central role in payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, including a personal ask to a tabloid executive. Plus, Trump is downplaying reports that he picked Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker because of his criticism of the Mueller probe, claiming he doesn’t know him. Wath a clip from Trump just a month ago saying he does know Whitaker and considers him “a great guy”.