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Trump / Weisselberg, Cohen, Pecker #1129152

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The immunity deal for President Trump's CFO Allen Weissselberg to cooperate with prosecutors about former Trump attorney Michael Cohen's hush money payoff to Stormy Daniels & Karen McDougal before the 2016 election featured; details given of Cohen's plea to breaking campaign finance law at the direction of Trump & the immunity deal for "National Enquirer" publisher David Pecker, whose magazine had lauded Trump & attacked Hillary Clinton & buried stories about Trump like that of McDougal with Cohen-Trump phone call about money played. [On Fox, TRUMP - says he knew about the payments later; protests "flipping."] The report of Trump's reaction to Cohen & Weisselberg discussed.

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre

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