Trump Lawyer Releases Letter From Porn Star Denying Affair With POTUS

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An adult film actress who reportedly received a $130,000 payment from Donald Trump’s personal attorney shortly before the election has denied allegations that she had an affair with Trump or received hush money in order to keep quiet.

Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, released a Jan. 10 letter purportedly written by Stormy Daniels, a retired adult film star whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.

On Friday, The Wall Street reported that Cohen paid $130,000 to Clifford in Oct. 2016 in order to keep her from talking to the media about a consensual sexual encounter that occurred at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe in July 2006. (RELATED: Report: Trump Lawyer Arranged $130,000 Payment For Adult Film Star’s Silence)

Trump married his wife Melania in 2005.

According to The Journal, which cited unnamed sources familiar with the matter, Cohen and the Trump team made the payment to Clifford after learning that she was preparing for an interview with ABC News to discuss her encounters with the Republican. The Journal reported Clifford’s contacts with ABC News back before the election. Its latest story includes the new information about the alleged payment arranged by Cohen.

In response to the Journal’s story, Cohen denied the main allegations regarding an affair and hush money, though he did not address the existence of a $130,000 transaction involving Clifford.

“These rumors have circulated time and again since 2011. President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Daniels,” Cohen said in a statement.

He also provided a copy of a statement signed by the actress.

“I recently became aware that certain news outlets are alleging that I had a sexual and/or romantic affair with Donald Trump many, many, many years ago,” Clifford writes in the letter, which Cohen provided to news outlets, including The Daily Caller.

“I am stating with complete clarity that this is absolutely false,” she continued, adding that she considered Trump to be “gracious, professional and a complete gentleman.”

“Rumors that I have received hush money from Donald Trump are completely false,” she wrote.

“If indeed I did have a relationship with Donald Trump, trust me, you wouldn’t be reading about it in the news, you would be reading about it in my book. But the fact of the matter is, these stories are not true.”

Letter from Stormy Daniels (via Michael Cohen)

Attempts to reach Clifford/Daniels through her former attorney were not successful.

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via The Daily Caller