Wall Street Journal Talks to Trevor Potter: Trump's Payment to Stormy Daniels Raises Campaign-Finance Questions
Mr. Trump’s efforts to distance himself from the payment shrank with Mr. Giuliani’s Wednesday night interview on Fox News, and Mr. Trump’s own follow-up tweets Thursday morning, legal experts said.
“Trump’s admission that he later repaid Cohen for the hush money destroys any argument Cohen could have made that the payment was out of his own money as an independent expenditure,” said Trevor Potter, a Republican former FEC chairman.
Mr. Potter also leads the Political Law Group at Caplin & Drysdale.
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Excerpt taken from the article “Trump’s Payment to Stormy Daniels Raises Campaign-Finance Questions” by Julie Bykowicz and Joe Palazzolo for The Wall Street Journal.