Morris to Newsmax: Indicting Trump Over Stormy Daniels, ‘Absurd’

Indicting former President Donald Trump over his alleged hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels is “absurd,” Trump’s former adviser Dick Morris told Newsmax on Saturday.

“Let me explain,” Morris told “Saturday Report” regarding his statement.

“It is not illegal to commit adultery,” said Morris, author of “The Return: Trump’s Big 2024 Comeback.” “It is not illegal to pay hush money to somebody to shut them up about it. It is not illegal to sign a nondisclosure agreement saying that there’ll be penalties if they do talk about it. What is illegal is the falsified business records, which is a misdemeanor … What could make it a felony is if the alteration of business records was designed to conceal another crime entirely, something completely different like tax evasion.”

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