Michael Cohen had paid Daniels $130,000 before the 2016 election.

This image released by CBS News shows Stormy Daniels, left, during an interview with Anderson Cooper, scheduled to air Sunday on "60 Minutes". According to two sources familiar with the situation, the White House press operation has at least one person whose job it is to monitor the latest developments on the Daniels front.


On Sunday, Trump's close friend and Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy said Trump has told him he thinks that "much of the Stormy Daniels stuff was a political hoax".

Stormy Daniels is the professional name of adult-film actress Stephanie Clifford, who filed a lawsuit against President Trump in early March seeking to nullify a non-disclosure agreement she signed less than two weeks before the 2016 presidential election.

Trump and his legal team have denied the affair, even as they are engaged in a fight to force a lawsuit Daniels filed this month back into private legal arbitration and out of public view.


Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, has also built anticipation for the 60 Minutes interview with a tweet this week that appeared to make reference to some kind of photographic or video evidence of the affair. The government watchdog group Common Cause argues that the payment was meant to influence the 2016 election by silencing Ms Daniels and therefore was an illegal in-kind contribution to Mr Trump's campaign. Two days after filing a lawsuit against Mr Trump in Los Angeles Superior Court, he tweeted a photograph of himself with Ms Daniels and journalist Anderson Cooper with the Twitter handle @60Minutes and no further comment.

Those who have been following this story have likely noticed it has turned into a he-said-she-said matter. "I simply wanted to tell my personal truth and defend myself". "I thought I was the only one".


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