The Federal Election Commission (FEC) announced on May 6 it would not seek any campaign violation enforcement action regarding Donald Trump's payment to Stormy Daniels AKA Stephanie Clifford made by the now-disgraced felon and former Trump-attorney Michael Cohen just days before the 2016 election. Trump paid Daniels to prevent her from disclosing an alleged 2006 sexual relationship with him. The commission's decision cannot be appealed.
Michael Cohen DISPOSITION: The Commission Closed the File By law, no more than three commissioners can represent the same political party on the six-person panel, and at least four votes are required for any official FEC action.
Two Republican commissioners said they exercised their prosecutorial discretion not to advance the complaint. Their principal reason for dropping the matter was Cohen's criminal prosecution, because the lawyer was named as...
To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as website statistics. Not consenting or withdrawing consent, may adversely affect certain features and functions.
Functional Always active
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.