Trump Acknowledges He Repaid Lawyer for ‘Stormy’ Hush Money

President Donald Trump acknowledged he repaid his personal lawyer for hush money given to porn actress Stormy Daniels after claiming previously he didn't know about the payments.

  • Published

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday he repaid his personal lawyer for hush money given to porn actress Stormy Daniels after claiming previously he didn’t know about the payments. But the money, paid just before the 2016 election to stifle her claims of an affair, “had nothing to do with the campaign,” the president tweeted. Trump said his attorney Michael Cohen received a monthly retainer, which he used to pay the actress to…