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Trump & Cohen / Pecker #1129127

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 2018
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The immunity deal for "National Enquirer" publisher David Pecker in the Michael Cohen case in which he claimed he made payoffs to women claiming affairs with Donald Trump at the request of Trump featured; details given of the prosecution's case that Pecker & Cohen worked to control negative publicity as with Stormy Daniels & Playboy model Karen McDougal, whose story was buried; Cohen phone call recording played. [On Fox, TRUMP - says he knew about the payments later on; states then "they flip"; asserts you cannot impeach someone doing a great job.] The AP report that the "National Enquirer" had documents related to Trump discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Thomas, Pierre

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