Stormy Daniels: Trump says he did not know about $130,000 payment

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Mr Trump referred reporters to his lawyer

President Trump has pronounced he did not know about a $130,000 (£92,000) remuneration done by his counsel to porn star Stormy Daniels before a 2016 choosing – his initial open criticism on a issue.

Asked on house Air Force One if he knew about a remuneration or where a income had come from, Mr Trump pronounced “No”.

Asked since his counsel Michael Cohen done a payment, Mr Trump said: “You’ll have to ask Michael.”

The singer says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006. He denies it.

Ms Daniels, whose genuine name is Stephanie Clifford, says she sealed an agreement to keep still about her claims in sell for $130,000 in Oct 2016, days before a presidential election.

Mr Cohen has certified to creation a remuneration privately, though has denied that Mr Trump was a celebration to a transaction.

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Ms Daniels has also told US media that she was threatened by a foreigner in a automobile park in 2011 to “leave Trump alone”.

Media captionStormy Daniels: ‘I was threatened’

Last month Ms Daniels filed a lawsuit opposite a president, alleging that a non-disclosure agreement was shabby since Mr Trump did not pointer it.

However she mislaid a justice suit for Mr Trump to give sworn testimony about her explain that they had a relationship.

She also sued Mr Trump’s lawyer, arguing he had defamed her by suggesting she was a liar.

While Mr Trump has denied her claims, his lawyers are seeking $20m in indemnification from Ms Daniels, arguing she pennyless a non-disclosure deal.

Media captionWhite House: The boss “has consistently denied these allegations”