Trump Lawyer Reportedly Paid $130,000 To Keep Porn Star Silent

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Zero Hedge—As if the weekend news cycle wasn’t crowded enough already. With “shithole-gate” still dominating the headlines, possibly steering the federal government toward its first shutdown in five years, the Wall Street Journal has picked this weekend to revive a rumor that it first published shortly after the election, and which President Trump’s lawyers have previously denied. The paper described a plot by the Trump campaign to pay off an adult film actress who had been negotiating with Good Morning...

Trump's lawyer reportedly paid a porn star $130,000 just before the election to keep her quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump's top lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid $130,000 to a porn star so she wouldn't discuss an alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, has said privately that the encounter happened at a July 2006 celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, the report says. One of President Donald Trump's top lawyers sent $130,000 to a...