National Enquirer Executive David Pecker Outlines Catch-and-Kill Plot for Trump Jurors

“Michael Cohen would call me and say, ‘We would like for you to run a negative article on a certain—let’s say it’s on Ted Cruz,’” Pecker testified, recalling part of how the arrangement worked. “And then he, Michael Cohen, would send me negative information on Cruz, or Ben Carson, or Marco Rubio.” Pecker added his staff would then “embellish” the fictional accounts from there.

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