Report: Trump lawyer Cohen used same shell company to pay 2 women

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s personal attorney, used the same Delaware shell company to pay hush money in two separate Republican scandals, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday night. Cohen used the company, Essential Consultants, to pay $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels for her silence on her alleged affair with President Trump more than a decade ago. The Journal reported Cohen also used it to pay a former Playboy model $1.6 million for her silence about her claim that Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy got her pregnant. Trump’s lawyers asked a federal judge Sunday night to let the president review the seized documents before federal investigators do. Cohen’s lawyers are expected to argue Monday that many of the seized documents are covered by attorney-client privilege.

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