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Trump defends payments to alleged mistresses as “simple private transaction”

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President Trump on Monday defended making payments to two women during the 2016 presidential campaign. His former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted to prosecutors Mr. Trump directed him to pay two women to remain silent about alleged affairs with the then-presidential candidate. CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid joined CBSN to talk about the implications of the hush payments, possible impeachment, and more on the Mueller Investigation.