PBS NewsHour

Why Cohen's hush money places the president at legal risk

Clip: 12/10/2018 | 7m 16s

Last week’s court filings by federal prosecutors and the special counsel have shifted attention to the hush money payments made on President Trump's behalf during his 2016 presidential campaign to two women with whom he had allegedly had affairs. William Brangham speaks with Rick Hasen, an election and campaign finance law scholar about the president's apparent proximity to a felony.

Aired: 12/10/18

Rating: NR

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