Tag: hush money
Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in illegally directing payments to Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal to avert a scandal shortly before the 2016 presidential election.
Prosecutors say Jeffrey Epstein paid off two potential witnesses hoping to sway them away from the child sex trafficking case against him.
Cohen challenged Trump's assertion that he never told him to break the law.
During the 2016 presidential election, the tabloid endorsed Donald Trump and ran a steady stream of negative stories about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006.
Daniels had struck the hush money agreement with Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen shortly before the 2016 presidential election.