Trump lawyer arranged $130k payment to adult-film star to stay quiet about sexual encounter with Trump: report

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A lawyer for President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE reportedly arranged a six-figure payment to a former adult-film star to keep her from discussing a sexual encounter with Trump.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen, an attorney for the Trump Organization, arranged for Stephanie Clifford, known in the industry as Stormy Daniels, to receive $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement one month before the 2016 election.

Clifford has privately alleged that she and Trump had a consensual sexual encounter in 2006, the year after he and Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania Trump and Karen Pence visit Whataburger in Texas Melania Trump, Karen Pence to travel to Texas Melania rips report she didn’t want to be first lady MORE were married.

A White House official declined to comment to the Wall Street Journal about the payment, but said that the allegations of the interaction between Trump and Clifford were “old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election.”

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