Firm with ties to Russian oligarch allegedly made payments to Trump's attorney, says adult film star's lawyer

The oligarch was already interviewed by the special counsel's investigators.
0:53 | 05/08/18

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Transcript for Firm with ties to Russian oligarch allegedly made payments to Trump's attorney, says adult film star's lawyer
here to breaking news just coming in. The lawyer for stormy Daniels tonight claiming he has documents proving that the president's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, received about a half million dollars from a Russian oligarch after the election. The question being asked tonight, what was that money for? Let's get to Pierre Thomas with what he's learned tonight. Reporter: That's right. Michael avenatti released a statement, David, laying out a series of banking transactions, including eight alleged payments to Chen by that Russian oligarch. But tonight, it's unclear what those funds were for, and we do not know how avenatti got access to those records or if they're authentic. We reached out to Cohen's attorney and we've nod yet heard back. We know that the Russian yab oligarch has already been interviewed by the special counsel's team of Robert Mueller. David? Pierre Thomas with us from Washington.

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