United States President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said on Friday a $130,000 US payment another Trump lawyer made to silence adult-film star Stormy Daniels before the 2016 election did not violate campaign laws, saying it would have been made even if Trump were not running.
“The payment was made to resolve a personal and false allegation in order to protect the president’s family,” Giuliani said in a statement.
“It would have been done in any event, whether he was a candidate or not.”
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