Trump statements evolve from denial to ‘I did nothing wrong’

Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has offered shifting explanations about hush payments made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to two women who alleged they had affairs with the future president. First, he denied knowing about them. Later, he called them a perfectly legal “private transaction.”
Cohen, who this week was sentenced to three years in prison, says he made the payments to help Trump’s 2016 White House bid, a campaign finance violation. Federal prosecutors say the payments were made at Trump’s direction...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.