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Trump, North Korea, N.B.A.: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

May 16, 2018

2. President Trump welcomed President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan to the White House, above. Administration officials had said Mr. Trump would prod Mr. Mirziyoyev on human rights and press freedom, but there was no hint of criticism or question in his public remarks.

Separately, Mr. Trump released a financial disclosure that revealed he paid more than $100,000 to his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, last year for an unspecified debt. Mr. Cohen, of course, paid $130,000 in 2016 to the adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, who claims she had an affair with Mr. Trump.