Trump lists reimbursement to Michael Cohen; ethics office says disclosure was required

Ronan Farrow reveals to Rachel Maddow how he was able to obtain Michael Cohen's confidential financial records

President Trump admitted in financial disclosure forms released Wednesday that he "fully reimbursed" lawyer Michael Cohen, who paid $130,000 to stripper Stormy Daniels in 2016 to keep quiet about an affair she claims to have had with Trump.

The paperwork filed to the Office of Government Ethics on Tuesday comes after weeks of conflicting accounts from Mr Trump and his lawyers about what stage he became aware of the payment to the adult film star.

Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, asked a NY federal judge to shut Avenatti out of his court case because of the publication.

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Trump's representatives said in the document that revealing the payments made to Cohen was not necessary by law, instead saying they were listing them "in the interest of transparency". "The information related to the payment made by Mr. Cohen is required to be reported", the officials said.

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has contended that Trump should have reported the reimbursement previous year. Michael is my attorney. He further stated that the payment was completely legal because the money did not come from campaign funds. "You'll have to ask Michael", he told reporters on Air Force One last month.

"As a co-signatory with our former CEO, I take personal responsibility to bring the public debate on this matter to an end", Ehrat said Wednesday.

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The report also disclosed the income Trump collected from several of his marquee properties, including what he has described as the "Winter White House" in Palm Beach, Fla. Mr Trump bought the five-star Doonbeg resort in 2014, reportedly for €9 million. The disclosure was not included in Trump's 2017 filing. Meanwhile, Trump's D.C. hotel - which, fortuitously, opened its doors in September 2016 - has become one of the mogul's best-performing properties, as the patronage of foreign diplomats helped the venue produce $40.4 million in revenue past year.

That increase is likely due in part to the fact that the hotel did not open until the fall of 2016.

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