Trump says he didn’t know about hush money for two former lovers. A new report shows that’s not true

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@thinkprogress—Donald Trump was directly involved in arranging payments to silence former lovers Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, despite months of denials, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The Journal, in an extensive report, found that Trump was “involved in or briefed on nearly every step of the agreements” to provide hush money to McDougal, […]

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