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Untangling Trump’s lawyer’s ties to Novartis: Here are 6 unanswered questions

It’s the glaring omission from Novartis’ statements to date: The Swiss pharma giant says it paid a shell company set up by Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen to discuss…

Thanks to Novartis, the investigations of President Trump and his minions now have a Big Pharma angle: The drug maker admitted to wiring monthly payments to a company controlled by the president’s lawyer — the same one that paid adult film star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an extramarital affair with Trump.

But in exchange for what? And who thought this was a good idea?

We have some questions. Here are six.

1. Why?

It’s the to discuss “U.S. healthcare policy.”

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