American Bridge founder and Chairman David Brock released the following statement in response to Michael Cohen admitting he paid Stephanie Clifford, stage name Stormy Daniels, $130,000 to keep quiet about an affair she had with Trump. Brock reiterated his call for an investigation into the seemingly illegal payment:
“Like I said on Monday, there must be an investigation of these allegations, even more so now that Michael Cohen has essentially confessed. The last time something similar happened, John Edwards was indicted, and it’s not a stretch to say that this looks like the same thing.
“If Cohen cut a check that amounted to an illegal contribution, he and the President must be held accountable.”
On Monday NBC published an op-ed from Brock outlining the need for an investigation of the matter by the FEC. That same morning, American Bridge filed a complaint with the commission requesting such an investigation, […]Read more after the jump.