Trump allegedly Paid $130,000 to Porn Star for Her Silence

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The deal was brokered by President Trump’s lawyer with the adult-film actress a month before the 2016 presidential elections.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal attorney arranged a US$130,000 payment to a former porn star before the 2016 election to keep her from going public about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

A White House official categorically denied the report in which the woman, Stephanie Clifford, says she met Trump at a celebrity golf event in 2006 — a year after he married his current wife, Melania.

Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, says the encounter happened sometime after that, the Journal reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.

Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen brokered the payment to the woman in October 2016 — one month before the election — under a deal that included a nondisclosure agreement, the sources told the newspaper.

“These are old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election,” a White House official said.

During the presidential campaign, a videotape emerged of Trump boasting that he could grope women with impunity.

Several women have accused the 71-year-old of sexual misconduct. Trump has denied all of the claims as lies, and even suggested the taped comments were falsified.

But former “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush said he and seven others witnessed Trump making the lewd remarks.



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2 Responses

  1. I’m happy for her. Things would have been very difficult for her if she had gone public. Having consenual sex with sex workers is a good thing. Let’s get the focus back on the women he assaulted.

  2. Seems to me that if Trump is such a great negotiator, he could have negotiated a far less expensive piece-of-strange?

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