Trump Form Lists Payment To Cohen, Lawyer Who Paid Stormy Daniel

President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House Wednesday

Felix Ehrat, the top lawyer at Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, has made a decision to step down from his role over the drugmaker's $1.2 million payment to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen for healthcare policy lobbying services.

The form Trump filed with the Office of Government Ethics past year, which was 98 pages long, contained no mention of the Daniels payment.

"President Trump and Vice President Pence filed their financial disclosure forms with the Office of Government Ethics today, May 15", White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said Tuesday.

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Trump's latest form said the reimbursement was being reported "in the interest of transparency", though it did not have to be disclosed as a reportable liability.

Trump confidant and adviser Rudy Giuliani described the transaction by saying money was "funneled through" Cohen's law firm.

Cohen has admitted to having paid $130,000 to the adult film actress, Stephanie Clifford ― also known as Stormy Daniels ― after she went public about an affair that she claims to have had with Trump. "Mr. Cohen sought reimbursement of those expenses and Mr. Trump fully reimbursed Cohen in 2017".

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"Today, the President filed his annual financial disclosure report with OGE and it is now under review", a tweet from the ethics office said.

President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it's expected to be made public in the coming days.

On May 2, Rudy Giuliani, the former NY mayor who joined Trump's personal legal team in April, said that Trump had reimbursed Cohen for the payment.

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Trump's previous report, covering January 2016 through the first few months of 2017, showed he had at least $1.4 billion in assets and at least $594 million in income.

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