Trump Attorney Says He Paid Porn Actress Out of Own Pocket, Which Is Apparently Illegal

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US Congressman Ted Lieu explains:
‪”Legal standard for fed election law is not whether a person pays from personal funds. An in-kind contribution is any ‘expenditure made by any person in cooperation, consultation or concert with, or at the request or suggestion of, a candidate’s campaign.’ Cohen is in big trouble“. (‬@tedlieu, ‪Feb 13, 2018)‬

Cohen says Trump campaign was not ‘a party to the transaction.’ But that’s not the law. If $130k hush money payment to Stormy Daniels was made ‘in cooperation, consultation or concert with, or at the request or suggestion of, a candidate’s campaign,’ it violated fed election law.‪” (‬@tedlieu, ‪7.59 am Feb 14, 2018)‬ ‪https://twitter.com/tedlieu‬

According to Renato Mariotti, candidate for Illinois Attorney General:
‪”Rule of Professional Conduct 1.8(e) prohibits lawyers from ‘provide financial assistance to a client in connection with pending or contemplated litigation.’ If Michael Cohen paid this money to…

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