Trump says he didn't know about Stormy Daniels payment

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Nearly immediately after the president's statements were reported, Daniels' attorney challenged him to make them under oath. "You'll have to ask Michael". During Daniels' recent 60 Minutes interview, she told Anderson Cooper that she accepted the hush payment because she felt threatened (by a stranger in a parking lot), and she also believed that Cohen would make her life "hell" with further legal maneuvers.

Asked if he knew where the money came from, Trump told reporters on Air Force One, "no, I don't know".

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He has accused Daniels of breaching a non disclosure agreement.

Avenatti, who has relentlessly pushed his client's case against Trump on national television, is now requesting documents and records from the Treasury Department pertaining to the "suspicious activity report" filed on the 2016 payment. Daniels has said she and Trump had sex once in 2006, when he was married, but that they kept in touch for a period of time.

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The judge also has to decide whether the jury can hear details about the 2006 financial settlement Cosby reached with Constand . Montgomery County President Judge Thomas DelRicci said Tuesday he would schedule a hearing on the news media's legal challenge.

Mr Trump said he didn't know why his longtime lawyer made the payment or where he got the money.

The payment was made to Ms Daniels just one month before the 2016 election.

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To thwart protests, authorities had put parts of Srinagar , including the Old City and Maisuma, under strict restrictions. The separatists , under the banner of joint resistance leadership (JRL), extended the strike in Kashmir by another day.

In the past, Mr. Trump has ignored questions about the adult film star, who is suing over a nondisclosure agreement that she signed but claims is invalid because Mr. Trump never signed it. She also claims that Trump and Cohen have defamed her by suggesting she's lying about the affair.

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