Reuters: trump’s attorney denied receiving money for promoting trump’s meeting with Poroshenko
TASS, may 23. The lawyer of the President of the United States Michael Cohen on Wednesday denied a report that he had received from sources close to the President of Ukraine, $400 thousand for the assistance in organizing the meeting Donald trump and Petro Poroshenko. This was reported by Reuters.
“This story is a perfect fake,” said Cohen in response to the Agency’s request to comment on the message about receiving money from the Ukrainian side. The White house has not yet responded to the Agency’s request for comment.
Administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday also denied this information. This was reported by the Ukrainian edition of the League.no.
Earlier Wednesday, the broadcasting Corporation bi-Bi-si reported with reference to sources in Kiev, that American attorney Michael Cohen, representing for many years the interests of trump, “secretly received at least $400 thousand to arrange a meeting with trump Poroshenko”. According to her, the money was transferred by intermediaries acting on behalf of the Ukrainian President.
The yield on Cohen was accomplished by the Ukrainian MP, who contacted the Jewish charitable organization in the state of new York. Bi-bi-si, referring to another source in Kiev, also said that for the meeting with the trump of the Ukrainian side had to pay even more — $600 thousand dollars. Meeting trump and Poroshenko was held in Washington in June 2017.