The White House has said the U.S. will continue to exert "maximum pressure" and "enormous sanctions" on Iran to ensure that it does not have nuclear weapons. He's reportedly suing the President for the 1 full year he's been staying at the White House.
That same company was used to make a $130,000 payment to adult-film star Stormy Daniels as part of a non-disclosure agreement related to her alleged 2006 affair with Trump. "We are preparing to add additional sanctions to be imposed next week", said Sanders.
Earlier this week, she complained, WaPo "accused the First Lady of not living in the White House".More news: DC United in "serious talks" to acquire Wayne Rooney
"We are 100 percent committed to making sure that Iran does not have nuclear weapons", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told a news briefing.
Asked whether Michael Cohen ever approached the White House as a representative of his clients, Sanders replied: "I'm not aware".
Sanders' move was to refer the press to outside counsel and to say that she has not been made aware of the potential consequences of these matters, about which Burnett raised an eyebrow.More news: Oil Official: Iranian Crude Export Records High in 2 Months
United States comedian Michelle Wolf was slammed for roasting the press secretary as "Aunt Lydia" from The Handmaid's Tale while standing just metres away from her at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Earlier in the day in his luncheon address before the Council of the Americas, US Vice President Mike Pence said that this is a "momentous week" for the country on the world stage.
"I don't know that there will be one by the end of this year", she said.More news: Companies Worldwide Scramble To Meet EU Data Deadline
It was reported on Tuesday that Novartis, AT&T and a Russian oligarch with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin had paid Cohen through a shell company called Essential Consultants LLC.