Trump: I Knew Nothing About Cohen's $130,000 Payment To Stormy Daniels


CBS NEWS: President Trump said he was unaware of a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels ahead of the 2016 election. Speaking aboard Air Force One, he also called his embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt a "good man" who's done a "fantastic job."

Q Mr. President, did you know about the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels?

THE PRESIDENT: No. No. What else?

Q Then why did Michael Cohen make those if there was no truth to her allegations?

THE PRESIDENT: Well, you’ll have to ask Michael Cohen. Michael is my attorney. And you’ll have to ask Michael Cohen.

Q Do you know where he got the money to make that payment?

THE PRESIDENT: No, I don’t know. No.

Q Did you ever set up a fund of money that he could draw from?

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