Donald Trump may face criminal charges over Stormy Daniels’ ‘hush money’ | World
Donald Trump faces criminal charges in connection with an alleged “silence payment” to porn star Stormy Daniels after New York City Attorney’s Office began presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the former president.
A grand jury recently created by Alvin Bragg, the New York District Attorney, heard witness testimony in the $130,000 settlement of Daniels by Michael Cohen, then-Trump’s lawyer, after she testified ahead of the 2016 presidential election that she was having an affair. with Trump in 2006. Cohen allegedly received compensation from the Trump Organization.
Trump, 76, denies the affair and any knowledge of payment, but Bragg’s move exacerbates the former president’s growing legal troubles as he launches his bid to regain the presidency in