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Trump’s lawyer says he paid for Stormy Daniels from the pocket
Michael Cohen says he paid $ 130,000 out of his own pocket, the porn star, chief national correspondent Ed Henry reports from Washington.
Stormy Daniels, adult film star, who was paid $ 130,000 by a lawyer for President, Trump is apparently ready to bare all about an alleged encounter with the President, after her manager said she was released by a non-disclosure agreement.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, made the announcement via their manager after Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen is added to the payment. Cohen said the payment was legitimate and not a campaign contribution or campaign expenditure “by anyone.”
“Neither the Trump organization the Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Mrs. Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, directly or indirectly,” the statement.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the first go to the payment reported in January, Clifford began a conversation with ABC News in the fall of 2016 for a story with an alleged relationship with trump, but reached 130.000 US-Dollar deal a month before the election, prevented to the public.
But Daniels believes that Cohen’s statement, along with another of Cohen, Daniels pushes a book proposal to a non-disclosure agreement.
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“Everything from now and Stormy is, tell your story,” manager Gina Rodriguez said.
The claim centered around an alleged meeting between the two at a celebrity Golf tournament in Nevada in 2006. Daniels has claimed that they had sex, and then led a year-long Platonic relationship.
Cohen, Trump said, vehemently denies the affair. A recent statement attributed to Daniel’s best ride of the meeting, to demand, although it later seemed, whether the statement comes from her.
The actress for the first time, a detailed and because of an alleged extramarital affair with Trump in 2011, the celebrity website, The Dirty, and it was picked up before 2016, the election by The Smoking Gun.
In Touch Weekly’s 2011 interview published last month, the actress, the magazine said, passed a lie-detector test, said the two had appearance sex on one occasion and described subsequent in-person meetings, phone calls and discussions about a possible TV.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.