Report: second Trump lawyer involved with Stormy Daniels pay-off
Why it matters: This illustrates deeper ties between the Trump Organization and the payment to Daniels. But, Martin provided CNN with a statement from the Trump Organization that states they are "not representing anyone and...the company has had no involvement in the matter."
- Per CNN, Martin's name is on a "demand for arbitration" document from last month, as the lawyer representing "Essential Consultants, LLC," the company Cohen set up to pay Daniels $130,000 in a non-disclosure agreement.
- General Counsel for the Campaign Legal Center, Larry Noble, told CNN that if the Trump Organization was involved with the payment, it could violate campaign finance regulations.