CBS Arrives on Scene to Hush Money Probe Ending, Floored No One Else Was Charged

NewsBusters | 7/19/2019 | Staff
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After the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News refused on Wednesday to mention that the U.S. Attorney’s Southern District of New York office was closing its much-hyped investigation regarding the now-infamous hush money payments, Thursday’s CBS Evening News noticed this legal victory for President Trump, but offered a tinge of disappointment there were no new charges.

And similar to how the liberal media tried to make hay with the Mueller Report despite the lack of collusion, CBS tried to do that on a smaller scale with the documents released on the probe.

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“Newly released court documents today show President Trump was very much aware of efforts in 2016 to keep two women silent about their affairs with him. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is serving three years for his involvement. It appears Cohen will be the only one charged in this,” anchor Norah O’Donnell began.

White House correspondent Paula Reid reiterated that “the Justice Department is not expected to file additional charges in an investigation into hush money paid to the President's alleged mistresses during the final days of the 2016 election, but court documents unsealed today reveal how extensive the President's involvement in the payments may have been.”

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Reid also promoted a statement from Cohen, who seemed to mirror what many in the Resistance must be feeling, which is that “the exoneration of ‘the Trump Organization’s role should be of great concern to the American people and investigated by Congress.’”

Back live, O’Donnell circled back with Reid to again wonder why no one else was charged (click “expand”):

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O’DONNELL: Paula joins us now from outside the White House. And Paula, if there is all this information now about these regular contacts over the hush money payments, why will no one else be charged?

REID: Norah, the Justice Department does in the believe a sitting...
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