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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at a "Wall Street Journal" story on the involvement of President Trump in payoffs to Karen McDougal & Stormy Daniels, who claimed sexual encounters with him, despite his denials. [On plane, in April, TRUMP denies knowing about payments to Stormy Daniels.] [March 7 & 20, May 3, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says he denies the allegations.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Wall Street Journal" reporter Michael Rothfeld about Trump & Michael Cohen & payments. [ROTHFELD - offers views on the timing of the payment agreement to women with "National Enquirer' buying McDougal's story in coordination with Cohen & Trump with the money coming from Cohen after routing it & then paying it himself with Cohen being reimbursed with a bonus, how all the statements from the Trump team were lies, what was said on the Cohen tape about David Pecker's role.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Preet Bharara & Jeffrey Toobin about the payoff story. [TOOBIN - offerS views on the WSJ story indicating Trump lying from the start & the complicated issue of whether he is implicated in a crime with payments kinked to campaign violations: how the story is shocking but not surprising.] [BHARARA - offers views on the legal significance of whether Trump was in on it about the payments.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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