Trump lawyer paid ex-adult film star


Donald Trump's lawyer has denied the president had an affair with an adult film star 12 years ago, but did not address a specific allegation that Trump paid her $130,000 to prevent her from discussing the encounter.

Clifford and Trump's attorney Michael Cohen-a former attorney for the Trump Organization-arranged the $130,000 along with a nondisclosure agreement.

The president and Daniels were photographed together in July 2006 at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, a three-round tournament at the Edgewood Tahoe golf resort on the lake's northern shore.

The deal would have been reached around the same time a leaked recording revealed the now-infamous lewd comments Trump made on the set of "Access Hollywood" in 2005.

When asked for comment, a White House official declined to comment about the six-figure payment, but did call the allegations "old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election".

Donald Trump's personal lawyer has vociferously denied paying a porn star $164,000 to keep quiet about a sexual relationship with the now-president.

Numerous women have accused Mr Trump of unwanted sexual advances, allegations Mr Trump has consistently rejected as false. The report said that she eventually got the payment through her lawyer Keith Davidson, and that funds were transferred to a client-trust account at City National Bank in Los Angeles.

The report notes that Trump may not have been aware of any payment.

"These rumors have circulated time and again since 2011", Cohen said in a statement to CNN. Trump has repeatedly denied the women's stories, and the White House has said all of the president's accusers are lying.

Drake did go to Trump's suite, but she said she did not sleep with him.

The statement read in part: "Rumors that I have received hush money from Donald Trump are completely false".

Another day, another Donald Trump sex scandal. According to the report, she cut off contact with ABC.

The most notable came when The Washington Post released a video of Trump's lewd comments to Billy Bush, claiming he was so famous he could literally "grab" women "by the pu**y".

Porn star Jessica Drake also claims that she had an encounter with Trump at the same golf event - but she says hers was not consensual.