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Watchdog group wants federal probe into porn actress payment

AP  |  Washington 

A group has asked the Justice Department and to investigate whether a secret payment to an made prior the 2016 violated because did not list it on his financial disclosure forms.

in lodged the complaint on Thursday. They say Trump Michael Cohen's $130,000 payment may have been a loan to Trump, and if so, needed to be disclosed.

Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has claimed that the payment was part of a hush agreement to ensure she didn't share details of an affair she had with Trump. Cohen has said he paid Clifford out of his own pocket and denied being reimbursed.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 23:25 IST
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