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Experts say Trump's lawyer's admission about Stormy Daniels won't make Trump's legal problems go away

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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, thinks paying $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels is totally kosher and clears up the controversy about that October 2016 payment - which The Wall Street Journal reported on last month.
Experts disagree.
The payment was allegedly made to Clifford so she would keep quiet about an alleged 2006 affair with Trump.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, asserted that his admission he facilitated a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the 2016 presidential election was, in effect, a move to end...
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The porn star Stormy Daniels believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump

The porn star Stormy Daniels believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump

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NEW YORK - Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom President Donald Trump's personal attorney acknowledged paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump, her manager told The Associated Press Wednesday.
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Trump Lawyer's Porn Star Payoff Could Have Broken the Law. But It Might Not Matter

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Campaign finance experts say that a payment to porn star Stormy Daniels arranged by Donald Trump's personal lawyer could have broken the law, but it's unlikely that it will lead to any legal consequences.
Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, conceded Tuesday night that he arranged for the adult film star - whose birth name is Stephanie Clifford - to receive $130,000 just weeks before the 2016 election, but he argued the payment was lawful and was never reimbursed by the Trump Organization or the campaign.
“In a private transaction in 2016, I used my own personal funds to...
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Trump's Lawyer Says the Trump Campaign Didn't Reimburse Him for His $130,000 Payment to Stormy Daniels. But

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The new twist in the saga of Donald Trump's alleged affair with pornographic actress Stormy Daniels is that Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, has issued a statement confirming that he was involved in a $130,000 payment to Daniels-which was reportedly made in return for her participation in a non-disclosure agreement-in late 2016:
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Stormy Daniels Will Discuss Alleged Donald Trump Affair After President's Lawyer Confirms Payment

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Porn star says she's now free to talk about her alleged affair with Trump after his lawyer publicly admitted to paying her $130,000.
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Stormy Daniels believes she's free to talk about Trump now

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A manager for Daniels said Trump's lawyer may have invalidated a non-disclosure agreement by publicly discussing the payment.
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WATCH: Who is Michael Cohen?

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President Trump's longtime personal lawyer has been a vocal supporter of the president.
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Porn Star Stormy Daniels Says She's Now Free to Talk About Alleged Affair with President Trump

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Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom President Donald Trump's personal attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump.
A manager for the adult film actress told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Daniels believes Trump's lawyer invalidated a non-disclosure agreement by publicly discussing the payment.
Gina Rodriguez says the actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, will discuss her alleged 2006 extramarital affair with Trump.
Attorney Michael Cohen said Tuesday night he paid Clifford with...
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WATCH: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen admits paying Stormy Daniels $130,000

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"The View" co-hosts discuss the implications of Cohen's statement.
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