Porn star Stephanie Clifford was paid to stay quiet about President Trump.

The reported payment came shortly before the presidential elections and as the topless, naked model and porn actress Stephanie Clifford, 38, was discussing sharing her account by ABC's "Good Morning America" and the online journal Slate, according to interviews, notes and text messages assessed by The New York Times.

Porn star Stephanie Clifford forwarded Mr. Weisberg a draft modification to the initial agreement in which the parties had been known by pseudonyms.  

Based on the draft, '' Actress Stephanie Clifford was known as "Peggy Peterson" and was symbolized by a lawyer named Keith Davidson.  On the opposite end of the negotiations were other parties known as "David Dennison" and "David Delucia." Ms. Stephanie Clifford asserted to ship Mr. Weisberg the paperwork. But shortly after the text message exchange, actress Stephanie Clifford stopped responding. Mr. Weisberg said that his conversations with the actress were on the record but he was not ready to write the story without her consent.

The White House issued a statement stating, "These are old, recycled reportsthat were printed and denied prior to the election."

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Ms. McDougal was represented by exactly the exact same lawyer who represented Ms. Clifford, Keith Davidson.

Porn star Stephanie Clifford was among two girls whose claims of out-of-wedlock connections with Mr. Trump were kept from public opinion by way of prohibitive legal arrangements.  

An attorney for President Trump orchestrated a $130,000 payment to porn actress Stephanie Clifford in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with promises of a consensual sexual encounter with Mr. Trump, '' The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. 

Jacob Weisberg, editor-in-chief of the Slate Group, stated on Friday in a series of interviews with porn star Stephanie Clifford at August and October 2016, she informed him he had an affair with Mr. Trump after meeting him in a 2006 celebrity golf championship. Actress Stephanie Clifford told him Michael D.Cohen, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, had agreed during the presidential campaign to pay her $130,000 when Stephanie Clifford maintained the relationship key, Mr. Weisberg explained, adding that Porn star Stephanie Clifford had informed him she had been enticed to go public since the attorney was late in making the payment and Stephanie Clifford feared he might back out of their agreement.

The discussions with actress Stephanie Clifford were taking place at a fine time for Mr. Trump, since he sought to dismiss allegations which he had mistreated girls, along with questions about his fidelity. They arrived to pose a dire threat to his campaign following the launch of an untreatable "Access Hollywood" segment in which he whined grabbing girls by the genitals uninvited and of an effort he made to persuade a married woman to sleep with him.  (At the time, he was recently married to Melania Trump, who was blessed with their son, Barron.)

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A Beverly Hills lawyer whose specialty is navigating "the discreet affairs of our select clientele," Mr. Davidson has represented a variety of porn stars and models, as found by a customer list that was posted on his website but no longer appears there. Mr. Davidson did not respond to requests for comment.

ABC had been in discussions with actress Stephanie Clifford regarding an appearance on "Good Morning America," but they came to an unexpected conclusion, according to a person briefed on the discussions.

"Rumors I have received hush money from Donald Trump are entirely untrue," the statement said.

In a text message exchange that Mr. Weisberg given to The Times, he pushed her on particulars of this arrangement.

American Media, whose chief executive, David J. Pecker, is shut with Mr. Trump, never released her narrative. It advised The Journal at the time that it'd paid to operate fitness columns by Ms. McDougal and for "life rights" to any relationship she might have had to a married guy.  It refused it had paid to lock down a narrative which would have been detrimental to Mr. Trump.  Mr. Trump's spokeswoman, Hope Hicks, had refused that Mr. Trump had an affair that their campaign had any understanding of the talks with American Media.

Actress Stephanie Clifford couldn't be reached for comment.  However, Mr. Cohen published a declaration dated Jan. 10 and signed by porn star Stephanie Clifford where she stated that her involvement with Mr. Trump had been restricted to a few public appearances, which allegations which "I had a sensual and/or romantic affair with Mr. Trump many, many, many decades past" were "completely untrue."

In an email sent on Friday to The Times, Mr. Cohen didn't tackle the130,000 payment, but said, "These rumors have circulated time and again because 2011. President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Daniels."