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Footnote in Trump report lists 'reimbursement' payment to Michael Cohen

Footnote in Trump report lists 'reimbursement' payment to Michael Cohen

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani revealed earlier this month that Trump repaid Cohen for a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. The money was meant to keep her from discussing an alleged extramarital affair with Trump prior to the 2016 election. Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen orchestrated the 2016 payment, but Trump reimbursed him, according to Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

Trump's new disclosure statement did not describe the goal or the recipient of the 2016 payment made by Cohen.

The disclosure did not specify what the reimbursement was for, and gave just a range: $101,000-$250,000.

United States president Donald Trump has valued his golf course in Doonbeg, Co Clare at between $25 million and $50 million (€21.18 million-€42.36 million), according to a financial disclosures form published on Wednesday.

The footnote appears in a report giving the first extended look at Trump's income from his properties since he became president.

"Today, the President filed his annual financial disclosure report with OGE and it is now under review", a tweet from the ethics office said. The report says Trump did not have to disclose the payment but is doing so "in the interest of transparency".

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The ethics disclosure draws a clearer connection between Trump and Cohen and further underlines inconsistencies in descriptions provided by Trump and aides about the payments. "Mr Cohen sought reimbursement of those expenses and Mr Trump fully reimbursed Mr Cohen in 2017". Among his holdings, he took in $25 million from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump has denied any relationship with Daniels.

Personal gifts disclosed by Trump include golf-related items from two professional golfers: a golf bag and clubs worth $1,150 from Kevin Streelman and $750 clubs from Bryson Dechambeau.

Trump submitted the form on Tuesday, the deadline for administration employees to file their financial documents.

President Trump listens during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office Wednesday.

The ethics disclosure also contained information on Trump's personal businesses.


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