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Letter Details Trump's Alleged Affair With Ex-Playmate

Friend of Karen McDougal provides it to Ronan Farrow of the 'New Yorker'

(Newser) - A few days before the 2016 election, the Wall Street Journal reported that the owner of the National Enquirer paid $150,000 for a story alleging an affair between Donald Trump and a former Playboy Playmate for the express purpose of burying it. Now, Ronan Farrow of the New Yorker... More »

Stormy Daniels Now 'Free to Tell Her Story'

Her manager says Trump lawyer violated NDA, so she can talk now

(Newser) - Stormy Daniels is now free to tell her story after President Trump's personal lawyer violated a non-disclosure agreement—and she plans to do so, her manager says. Gina Rodriguez says Daniels believes lawyer Michael Cohen violated the NDA by admitting he paid the porn star $130,000 before the... More »

Trump Attorney Adds One More Twist to Stormy Daniels Story

Michael Cohen says he paid adult-film star $130K out of his own money

(Newser) - The Stormy Daniels-Donald Trump story just keeps taking new turns. The latest is that the president's personal attorney now says he paid the adult-film star $130,000 out of his own pocket just before the 2016 election, reports the New York Times . Michael Cohen paid the sum as Daniels,... More »

Stormy Daniels Tale Takes Another Twist

She issues denial then hints at NDA on Kimmel

(Newser) - Stormy Daniels kept people guessing about her alleged affair with President Trump Tuesday—even after a full denial was issued. In a statement, the former porn star said she was denying the affair, not because she "was paid hush money ," but "because it never happened." TMZ... More »

First Lady Arrives Separately

It's a break with tradition for Melania Trump at State of the Union

(Newser) - One of the less substantive things on the radar of those keeping an eye on the State of the Union address was the first lady's actions. And as the Washington Post reports, Melania Trump provided some early fodder: She broke with White House tradition and did not accompany her... More »

Trump Threatened to Sue Over Porn Star's Interview

That's why 'In Touch' held its 2011 interview with Stormy Daniels, ex-employees say

(Newser) - In Touch held back from publishing Stormy Daniels' 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue, four former employees of the tabloid's publisher told the AP . In Touch magazine published its interview with the adult film star on... More »

More Details Emerge on Trump, Stormy Daniels

Newspaper finds a paper trail about a $130K payment; another tidbit involves a magazine

(Newser) - Yet more details have emerged about President Trump's alleged relationship with a porn star. For one, the Wall Street Journal thinks it has found the paper trail through which Trump attorney Michael Cohen paid Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, $130,000 to keep quiet. Cohen established a company in... More »

The Trump-Stormy Daniels Details Keep Coming

'In Touch' published its interview with adult-film actress Wednesday

(Newser) - It's not every day that the New York Times reports on an In Touch article about a porn star, but here we are. In a follow-up to last week's Wall Street Journal article that alleged an adult film actress was paid $130,000 in 2016 to stay mum... More »

Porn Star Drops Senate Run

Stormy Daniels says she just can't afford it

(Newser) - Louisiana-born porn star Stormy Daniels won't be running for the US Senate after all. In an e-mailed statement , Daniels said she simply can't afford to challenge David Vitter. She also compared herself to Sarah Palin, complaining that the media never took her interest in the race seriously. "Simply because... More »

Scandal Wins GOP a Convert in Porn Star Stormy Daniels

RNC event at bondage club 'finally tipped the scales'

(Newser) - In addition to apparently helping raise money , the Republican National Committee’s sex-club scandal has won the party a high-profile convert: porn star Stormy Daniels. The gathering “at Voyeur, an LA-based, lesbian-bondage-themed nightclub, finally tipped the scales,” said Daniels, who is mulling a challenge to the Louisiana US... More »

Porn Star Eyes Move on Vitter's Senate Seat

Stormy Daniels launches 'listening tour' across Louisiana

(Newser) - Louisiana Sen. David Vitter has been tied to the DC Madam, but an election challenger with an even more compelling sexual history is deciding whether to get serious in going after his Senate seat. Politico reports that Stormy Daniels, a porn star whose credits include Operation Desert Stormy, is launching... More »

Porn Star Seeks La. Senate Seat

(Newser) - Louisiana GOP Senator David Vitter will meet a substantial opponent in his 2010 bid for re-election: porn star Stormy Daniels, CNN reports. A grass-roots “Draft Stormy” campaign, unaffiliated with the state’s Democratic Party, has encouraged the buxom blond to run on a platform of the economy, women’s... More »

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