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Trump lawyer arranged $130,000 payment for porn star's silence

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency ) 's lawyer paid a former porn star $130,000 just before the election in an agreement that kept her silent over an alleged sexual encounter, the has reported.

The payment was arranged in October 2016 by Michael Cohen, a top attorney to the Trump Organisation for more than a year, according to the newspaper.

The woman in question is Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels and who has appeared in more than 150 adult films.

Ms Clifford alleged the encounter took place in July 2006 at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, according to people referenced the report. Mr Trump married Melania Trump in 2005.

A White House official told the Wall Street Journal: "These are old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election."

Mr Cohen told the paper: 'President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Daniels.'

He also hit out at the Wall Street Journal's 'outlandish allegations' against Mr Trump and said the paper had been trying to 'perpetuate' a 'false narrative'.

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Trump lawyer arranged $130,000 payment for porn star's silence

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