The ‘stupid’ mistake by Donald Trump that led to the Michael Cohen hearings

Here’s one takeaway from the Michael Cohen hearings that probably everyone can agree on — from President Donald Trump to Michael Cohen, and from Rush Limbaugh to Rachel Maddow.

If you’re running for president, and you want to make a hush money payment to a porn star, it’s probably unwise to pay by check.

“The two were very stupid,” said Alex Ozols, a defense attorney in San Diego, referring to Cohen and Trump. “When Trump wrote the check he obviously wasn’t thinking long-term and of the consequences. Cash is essentially untraceable.”

‘By writing a check for a dubious payment, one is leaving a paper trail.

>>> Original Source <<<