Trump lawyer brokered $130000 in hush money to porn star

Report Trump lawyer arranged porn star payment for her silence in October 2016	 	 	 			President Donald Trump

The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen arranged the payment of $130,000 to Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, in October 2016. Cohen sent the WSJ a "two-paragraph statement by email addressed "TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN" and signed by "Stormy Daniels" denying that she had a "sexual and/or romantic affair" with Mr. Trump".

"This is now the second time that you are raising outlandish allegations against my client", Cohen told the Journal.

Cohen issued a response, telling the WSJ: "President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Daniels". Reportedly, Clifford had been in contact with producers for ABC's Good Morning America to talk about her Trump affair.

Clifford wrote in the letter that when she met Trump, he was "gracious, professional and a complete gentleman to me and EVERYONE in my presence". The president and first lady Melania Trump got married the year before.

The Smoking Gun noted that Trump had a lousy showing at the tournament, finishing 62nd.

Maybe Trump wasn't thinking that weekend of a political future, or of what his wife or anyone else would think, but he had no problem being photographed with Clifford.


Clifford, 38, has appeared in nearly 150 pornographic films as well as Steve Carell's 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Seth Rogen's Knocked Up in 2007.

Mosny said he "not under the impression" that Daniels, whom he divorced in 2011, had an affair with Trump.

"His words and actions are a huge testament to his character - that of uncontrollable misogyny, entitlement, and being a sexual assault apologist", Drake said at an October 2016 press conference with her attorney Gloria Allred.

Just two years later, in 2011, the adult-film star obtained a temporary restraining order against Mosny, claiming he attacked her and tried to steal her auto. The official declined to respond to questions about an agreement with Clifford.

The Wall Street Journal had previously reported that Clifford was in talks with Good Morning America to talk about Trump just before the November 8, 2016 election. According to NBC San Diego, Clifford allegedly hit her husband multiple times after getting upset over unpaid bills. The Enquirer never published that story and instead claimed that Karen McDougal was paid for fitness articles. It's not clear where the money came from or if the then-presidential candidate knew about it.

The White House has not yet released an official statement regarding the alleged payment. The payment was reportedly received through her lawyer's client-trust account.

Related News:

  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for Friday

    Winter Weather Advisory issued for Friday

    There could be some icy or slippery areas to start the morning, but most shouldn't run into major issues due to the timing. Bridges and overpasses ice over first, then secondary roads and even major highways will have significant problems.
    Versace family upset over Ryan Murphy's new show

    Versace family upset over Ryan Murphy's new show

    It stormed the Golden Globes in 2016, scooping Best Actress for Sarah Paulson, and Best Limited Series or Television Film overall. Now, they have gone even further, calling the show's source material inaccurate.
    Alternative Truth Project to light up Ray Bradbury's

    Alternative Truth Project to light up Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"

    Also, "we are electing again this thing in my pocket", he said, pulling out his smartphone. There was no reason to put it in the future; it's just [set in] a odd tomorrow.
  • Apple iOS 11.2.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 5

    Apple iOS 11.2.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 5

    With the iPhone 6S the handset running the iOS 11.2.2 beta booted up slightly faster than the handset running iOS 11.2.5 beta 5. Here's what fans can expect from the new update based on the betas that have been released thus far.

    Bing Predicts: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round

    This will bring the Falcons and the Vikings in the final match to determine who among them will play in this year's Super Bowl. It is only the divisional round and there is still plenty of football to be played, but a Super Bowl rematch can still happen.
    'Swatting' suspect Tyler Barriss waives extradition to Kansas

    'Swatting' suspect Tyler Barriss waives extradition to Kansas

    Police said they believed the fake 911 call Thursday was actually made 1,300 miles away from Kansas, in Los Angeles by Barriss. Green says the incident is tragic, and despite training and due diligence, no law enforcement agency is immune.
  • Novak Djokovic back with a bang at Kooyong

    Novak Djokovic back with a bang at Kooyong

    When both departed before the quarter-finals, it cleared the way for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to reach the final. In 2017, we saw two first-time Major-winners - Ostapenko at the French Open and Sloane Stephens at the US Open.
    NEXT (LON:NXT) Receives

    NEXT (LON:NXT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group

    San Francisco Sentry Investment Group (Ca) holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Cummins Inc. (NYSE:MRK) for 545,854 shares. (NYSE:PE). It is positive, as 13 investors sold OSTK shares while 18 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes.
    Sacramento Sam's Club is one of dozens closing across US

    Sacramento Sam's Club is one of dozens closing across US

    Business Insider also said employees at other locations were not told their store had closed before showing up to work. Pharmacies at the affected Sam Club's are staying open for the next few weeks to allow customers to transition.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade route and closures

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade route and closures

    LaKisha Hale reflected on the inspiration she has taken from King throughout her life and career. Memorial Service also highlight the community's remembrance of the civil rights leader.
    PSLV back after August failure, launches 31 satellites

    PSLV back after August failure, launches 31 satellites

    India will use its latest satellites for better border surveillance and obtaining high resolution images of the earth. The Indian satellite was launched along with 30 others from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Friday.
    East Coast set for wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

    East Coast set for wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

    East Coast with heavy snow and freezing cold that made for treacherous travel conditions and bone-chilling misery. Kennedy (JFK), were slowly returning to normal, but with plenty of cancellations and delays still in effect.


Most liked

Trump Rejects Bipartisan Dreamers Deal
Trump has terminated it but given lawmakers until March 5 to craft legislation reviving its protections. Arizona Republican Jeff Flake told reporters today it has happened.

Use Your Bitcoin At KFC For A Bucket Of Fried Chicken
KFC Canada has said that it doesn't intend to integrate bitcoin as a permanent and long-term payment method for now. In recent months the bitcoin network has become almost unusable for day-to-day commerce and small transactions.

Analytics: Nick Foles making a return trip to the playoffs
We're trying not to get out of character. "We're all we got, we're all we need". "I have a lot of confidence in what he's done". He still was with the Miami Dolphins in Week 5 when he put up 130 yards on 26 carries in a 20-17 win over the Falcons .

Karni Sena members held while protesting outside CBFC office
Another Sena worker, Jeevan Singh Solanki told IANS that the group will not allow the film to release anywhere in the country. Shahid Kapoor essays the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh is stepping into the shoes of Alauddin Khilji.

Olivia Munn roasts Mark Wahlberg at 2018 Critics' Choice Awards
Yet for the Critics' Choice Awards , the next major awards show of the season, white was clearly the colour of the night. Janney played along for a bit, saying, "My mother is going to be very proud, because I learned everything from her".

Paul Merson states his prediction for Chelsea v Leicester
It is not possible to stop him because he can not play in just the same position. We can see their squad and they have two or three players for each position.

Smartron tphone P with 5000mAh battery, 3GB RAM launched for Rs. 7999
Other t.phone P specifications include 32GB of internal storage , microSD card slot and rear fingerprint sensor. Coming to the cameras, a 13 MP rear camera with single LED flash and a 5 MP front camera for selfie needs.

Ford sued over claims of diesel emissions
The lawsuit also names automotive parts supplier Robert Bosch GmbH as a defendant, and both companies have denied the allegations. EPA and CARB emissions regulations", Barbosa said. "We will defend ourselves against these baseless claims".

Wilder, Ortiz fight rescheduled
Following his suspension, Ortiz was back in the ring on December 8 and needed just two rounds to defeat Daniel Martz. The card, presented by Premier Boxing Champions , will be produced by Showtime and could end up airing on CBS.

Why Trump is using a new nickname: 'Sneaky' Dianne Feinstein
That inquiry ended in the spring 2016 but then another client engaged Fusion to conduct research on Trump. Dianne Feinstein of California.

No reprieve for India in second test in Pretoria
The duo have played 115 Tests, yet could again lose out to the one-match old Jasprit Bumrah if India retain their attack. Even professional boxers, known for their scientific methods of training, have complained for breathing problems here.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
This simple numeric scale reads 1 to 5, and it changes brokerage firm Moderate Sell recommendations into an average broker rating. Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al has invested 0.37% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ).

FDI policy liberalised, 100% FDI now in retail, construction
These are meant to liberalize and simplify the FDI policy so as to provide ease of doing business in the country. However, FII/FPI (foreign portfolio investors) purchases were restricted to secondary market only.

Make Dlamini-Zuma Interim President and I'll step down
At the meeting, ANC members said they did not discuss any action to have Zuma step down. The latest developments came as pressure was mounting on Zuma to resign.

Southern Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally Running For Senate
Some of McSally's conservative critics dismiss her as an establishment favorite whose record doesn't match her tough talk. One thing is clear, a Republican can't win a primary without expressing support for Trump.