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May072018

POLITICS (National): President Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels scandal: Overview (Michael Finnegan), "Tracing the twists, turns and falsehoods of Trump's Stormy Daniels scandal" .... 

* Los Angeles Times (Michael Finnegan):  "Tracing the twists, turns and falsehoods of Trump's Stormy Daniels scandal" - From the LAT:

Has President Trump, his lawyer Michael Cohen or anyone at the White House lied about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 presidential election?

Yes.

Emails, text messages, recordings of phone calls and other evidence gathered by the FBI for a criminal investigation of Cohen might one day clarify precisely what was true and what was false. For now, the public is left to sort through the contradictory statements of the president and his allies on the $130,000 payoff to Daniels, who says she had sex with Trump 12 years ago at a Lake Tahoe golf resort ...................