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    Trump Denies Knowing About Stormy Daniels Payoff

    “No.” That was President Trump’s one-word response to whether he knew about his lawyer paying the adult film star $130,000 just days before his election. It was his first public statement on the matter of Daniels being paid for not speaking about their alleged affair. He said he didn’t know where the money came from, while Daniels’ lawyer later said he looks forward to testing Trump’s lack of knowledge under oath. Meanwhile, complaints filed with the Justice Department claim the payment would count as an illegal undisclosed campaign contribution.

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